TITLE

Fukushima Team Under Constant Pressure to Protect Interests of Nuclear Power

AUTHOR(S)
Chandler, Erin
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Foreign Policy in Focus;5/24/2012, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the constant pressure being faced by a team formed within the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) to deal with the issue that have risen since the Fukushima nuclear disaster on March 2011. The team, led by Japanese Parliamentarian Kuniko Tanioka, is part of a coalition government. According to Tanioka during a presentation at Institute for Policy systems, DPJ is subject to great pressure from the U.S. and is in charge of a system unprepared to handle such crisis.
ACCESSION #
76355003

 

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