Fukushima Team Under Constant Pressure to Protect Interests of Nuclear Power

Chandler, Erin
May 2012
Foreign Policy in Focus;5/24/2012, p2
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.


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