Reader Mail Nov 29, 2009

Liberal ticket to utopia unlikely

Regarding Charles G. Wilt's Nov. 19 letter, "Conservatives had their chance": As an American commenting on Japanese politics, I don't pretend to know much about this subject, but I do know this: I agree that President Barack Obama has done his country a service ...

Commentary / World Mar 5, 2009

Japanese perceptions of Obama's nuclear 'twin commitments'

by Ken Jimbo

How does Japan view U.S. President Barack Obama's "twin commitments" to the goals of nuclear abolition and maintaining an adequate deterrent as long as nuclear weapons remain? Obama believes in the commitment of nuclear weapon states under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty to work toward eliminating ...