Editorials Dec 20, 2011

Nuclear crisis far from resolved

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda on Dec. 16 declared that the stricken reactors at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant have entered the state of "cold shutdown" and that it has been confirmed that the nuclear crisis has "been resolved"(Shusoku ni ...

Reader Mail Apr 6, 2008

Are sanctions really working?

The expiration day of the Japanese government's tough sanctions against North Korea is drawing near again. Japan imposed a package of sanctions as punishment for North Korea's nuclear test in October 2006 and has renewed them two times since then. There have been no ...