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6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, Triggering Tsunami Alert
November 22, 2016

6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, Triggering Tsunami Alert

By Ankit Panda
The earthquake took place 32 miles off the Japanese mainland, in the Pacific Ocean.

Narrow Road to the North: Religious Sites in Tōhoku
August 22, 2015

Narrow Road to the North: Religious Sites in Tōhoku

By John W. Traphagan
Every day is a journey, and the journey itself home. Matsuo Bashō
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
April 21, 2015

Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One

By Martin Lasater
The vulnerable Asia-Pacific needs broader engagement in disaster planning

Sendai: A Tale of Football and Hope
March 11, 2013

Sendai: A Tale of Football and Hope

A film tells the story of football’s role in rebuilding Sendai after the March 2011 earthquake.

Japan’s Growing Military Confidence
March 20, 2012

Japan’s Growing Military Confidence

The Japanese Self-Defense Forces performed admirably after last year’s tsunami. Expect a more confident force to play a growing role in disaster response.

What Japan Must Do Now
March 10, 2012

What Japan Must Do Now

Japan has made extraordinary progress in recovering from last year’s earthquake and tsunami. But will political bickering stop progress in its tracks?

Children of the Tsunami
March 08, 2012

Children of the Tsunami

A year after the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, Japanese children display remarkable resilience.

Japan’s Future in the Balance
November 03, 2011

Japan’s Future in the Balance

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has a chance to rescue Japan’s economy with a key free trade agreement. Failure to seize it could result in terminal decline.

Japan's Cybercrime Problem
July 29, 2011

Japan's Cybercrime Problem

Cyber criminals have been quick to exploit the March 11 earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan.

Fukushima and Cultural Superiority
July 15, 2011

Fukushima and Cultural Superiority

As the nuclear crisis is dissected by commentators, some have turned to cultural stereotypes to explain the problems. It’s a dangerous approach.

Japan’s Necessary Nuclear Future
July 12, 2011

Japan’s Necessary Nuclear Future

Any big shift from nuclear power will take years. It’s time for Japan’s politicians to show some leadership to ensure the country’s reactors get back online.

June 28, 2011

Japan, Russia Trade Kurils Barbs

Russia voices frustration after US offers support for Japan’s claims in the Kuril Islands dispute.

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