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Japan’s Nuclear Weapons Conundrum via The Diplomat

ince 1967, when then-Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato introduced the “three non-nuclear principles,” Japan has existed in a state of contradiction when it comes to the question of nuclear weapons’ place in the world: while Japanese leaders call for the … Continue reading

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The Nomination of Article 9 of Japan’s Constitution for a Nobel Peace Prize via Japan Focus

By Alexis Dudden On April 9, 2014 the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the “Japanese people who conserve Article 9” had succeeded in registering themselves as contenders for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. As of this typing, the group remains … Continue reading

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Oliver Stone to reveal ‘disturbing facts’ on A-bombings during Japan visit via The Asahi Shinbun

U.S. movie director Oliver Stone, who is scheduled to visit Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Okinawa Prefecture for the first time in August, said he plans to reveal “disturbing findings” on the U.S. atomic bombings and other historical facts during his stay … Continue reading

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