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Both the North Korea and China challenges make Terence Roehrig's book, Japan, South Korea, and the United States Nuclear Umbrella, a valuable tool ... The Japanese military is also improving its conventional strike capabilities, though these developments are in a much earlier stage compared to BMD ...
Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters on Tuesday that North Korea has indicated that it will give up its nuclear development, but it continues to develop nuclear weapons. He made the comment after a senior South Korean official announced that North and South Korea have agreed to ...

... fish from Japan's Fukushima prefecture following the March 2011 nuclear disaster. A 110-kg shipment of fresh flounder was exported to Thailand on Wednesday (Feb 28), reported Jiji Press. The fish was meant to be served in sushi and sashimi dishes at 12 Japanese restaurants in Bangkok last Friday.
In response to a question on how Japan might view the construction of a nuclear weapons storage site in Okinawa or Guam, Akiba “stated that he found such a proposal persuasive,” according to the document. In Tokyo, however, Foreign Minister Taro Kono denied that Akiba had made such a remark.
The Nuclear Regulation Authority has given up on its proposal to gather and store redundant nuclear material from throughout Japan at one common facility run by the Japan Atomic Energy Agency, sources close to the matter said Saturday. The watchdog had been discussing the idea with the state-backed ...

Just days after the Lucky Dragon returned to port, a Japanese town passed a resolution against the use of atomic bombs. That action was widely reported and within weeks such resolutions were adopted across Japan, and within a few months, around the world. The first “World Conference Against A and H ...
“As Japanese foreign minister, I consider these circumstances lamentable,” he said, pledging to embrace new ways of thinking. That potentially places Kono on a collision course with the powerful industry ministry, which has traditionally backed the nuclear and coal sectors and is conducting its own review ...

The two bombers, escorted by Sukhoi Su-35S (Flanker-E+) multirole fighter jets, flew down the entirety of Japan's East coast hurtling close to U.S. and Japanese military bases including Misawa Air Base, Yokosuka Naval Base and Atsugi Air Base. The Russian bombers were shadowed by F-2, F-4, and ...
Two government-affiliated bodies plan to resume financial support for Japanese companies' nuclear power plant exports in fiscal 2018 at the earliest, according to informed sources. The Japan Bank for International Cooperation and Nippon Export and Investment Insurance effectively suspended the ...
Requests for as many as 20 more are expected to follow, according to the nuclear industry. The plans have already raised the ire of anti-nuclear campaigners, who cite decades of wear and tear on the nation's reactors, as well as the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan. Nuclear power accounts for about 20 ...
The Japanese government will fund from April the travel costs of storytellers, both within Japan and abroad, who will share the testimonies given by ageing victims of America's nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The cities, devastated by the 1945 bombings in the final phase of the second world ...


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