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April 1, 2011

Japan
The Great East Japan Earthquake and South Korean Support

Park Cheol-hee is an associate professor at Seoul National University. NHK live broadcasts on the tsunami that swept coastal villages in Eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, were a shocking scene to the…

Lee Myung-back visits Japan

June 8, 2011

Energy and Climate Policy
CFR 90th Anniversary Series on Renewing America: The Future of Energy

Related Readings: Obama's Remarks on "A Secure Energy Future," March 2011; Blog: Energy, Security, and Climate, by Michael Levi; Energy Innovation, CFR Report by Michael Levi, Elizabeth Economy, Shan…

June 8, 2011

Energy and Climate Policy
The Future of Energy

Experts discuss the relationship of energy with geopolitics, modernity, and the environment, as well as sources of clean and renewable energy.

March 15, 2011

Japan
Another Rocky Day for Japan

People on their wheelchairs rest at an evacuation centre in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan, after an earthquake and tsunami struck the area, March 15, 2011. (Courtesy Reuters/Kyodo) …

People on their wheelchairs rest at an evacuation centre in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan, after an earthquake and tsunami struck the area, March 15, 2011.

March 15, 2011

Japan
Japan’s Crisis for Nuclear Power

An extraordinary series of events has caused Japan’s nuclear crisis but it appears backup safety systems were flawed, says nuclear expert Charles Ferguson. He expects the disaster to slow some nucle…

March 23, 2011

Nuclear Energy
How Much Radioactive Contamination Is Too Much?

First it was radioactive material in milk and spinach near the Fukushima reactors. Now it’s radioactive iodine in Tokyo tapwater that exceeds limits for infant consumption. All of which makes me thin…

March 28, 2011

Nuclear Energy
How Not To Debate Nuclear Power

Frank von Hippel had a smart and sensible op-ed on nuclear power in the New York Times last Thursday. Alas the letters to the editor in response, published this past Saturday, make me doubt that seri…

May 27, 2011

Global Governance
The G8 Proves Its Relevance

The G8 summit affirmed the group’s importance as a U.S. partner as it seeks a common front on the "Arab Spring" uprisings, and in forging collective action on human rights and security matters, says …

April 29, 2011

Japan
A Time for Daffodils—But No Taxes, Please

Japan's Empress Michiko (top R) talks with evacuees as she visit an evacuation shelter in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, April 27, 2011. Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko met and chatted w…

Japan’s Empress Michiko (top R) talks with evacuees as she visit an evacuation shelter in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, April 27, 2011. Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko met and chatted with survivors of last month’s massive earthquake and tsunami on Wednesday, offering comfort and solace in a role that has helped keep the country’s ancient monarchy relevant in modern times.