Michiru Nishida highlights some key cross-cutting and technical lessons from the Fukushima disaster.
MAINICHI SHIMBUN - APLN Senior Associate Fellow Nobumasa Akiyama spoke about Japan's dilemma between nuclear deterrence and nuclear disarmament, based on the recent discussions at the NPT RevCon.
THE DIPLOMAT - APLN member Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan writes: the India-Japan engagement has been enhanced both on the bilateral front and in minilateral formats such as the Quad in recent years.
THE INDIAN EXPRESS - APLN member C. Raja Mohan writes on India and Japan’s efforts to boost deterrence against China, as India’s defence and foreign ministers head to Tokyo for the 2+2 dialogue.
HANKYOREH - APLN Vice Chair Moon Chung-in attended a memorial service on the 77th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki and wrote about two conflicting attitudes toward the nuclear issue in Japan.
GLOBAL AGENDA - APLN senior associate fellow Nobumasa Akiyama appeared on NHK to discuss how the world should face up to Russia's nuclear threats in the war against Ukraine.
TODA INSTITUTE - APLN member Masakatsu Ota discussed the status of Japan’s commitment to the three non-nuclear principles and alternative approaches to upholding the peace constitution.
THE KOREA TIMES - APLN member Kim Won-soo writes on the advantages of the new South Korean government’s participation in multilateral fora.
THE DIPLOMAT - APLN member Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan wrote on the influence of Abe Shinzo’s Indo-Pacific strategy, particularly its influence on India-Japan ties.
THE ECONOMIST - APLN member Kevin Rudd, former Australian Prime Minister, wrote a eulogy for Abe Shinzo, considering the former Japanese Prime Minister's legacy and impact on the region.