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James Gibney

For James Gibney's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Mar 14, 2014

Japan should make disaster the mother of invention

In the decades since World War II ended, Japan has repeatedly demonstrated its technological genius. So why does it treat the 3-year-old Fukushima nuclear tragedy as a farce by pushing to reopen many of its 48 commercial reactors instead of driving to achieve sustainable ...

Nov 30, 2013

Obama sends two old B-52s and a message to China

The U.S. decision to show support for Japan by flying two B-52s through China's claimed "air defense identification zone," which includes the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, is a blunt reminder that Northeast Asia remains the world's most combustible geopolitical hot spot.