November 22, 2016
6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, Triggering Tsunami Alert
By Ankit Panda
August 22, 2015
Narrow Road to the North: Religious Sites in Tōhoku
By John W. Traphagan
April 21, 2015
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
By Martin Lasater
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.
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.
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?
March 08, 2012
Children of the Tsunami
A year after the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, Japanese children display remarkable resilience.
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.
July 29, 2011
Japan's Cybercrime Problem
Cyber criminals have been quick to exploit the March 11 earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan.
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.
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.