Tag Archives: Fukushima

The Draft US Nuclear Posture Review is Not as Crazy as it Sounds

The proposal of new, low-yield warheads seeks to convince adversaries that there is no step in the escalation ladder that the US would not be able to answer reciprocally.

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Nationalism, N. Power and Japans Fragile Media Opposition

Japan’s big media companies were criticized after the Fukushima incident for underreporting the risks associated with nuclear power. This triggered a surge in investigative journalism. The real issue underpinning Japan’s media wars seems to be whether news media that criticizes the government can publish freely in an increasingly nationalistic climate. The answer remains to be seen.

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