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Jan 19, 2022
【#875】Japan Should Make Fact-based Rebuttal to S. Korea over Sado Goldmines
Tsutomu Nishioka On December 28 last year, the Council for Cultural Affairs, an advisory panel to the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs, selected a goldmine site on the island of Sado, Niigata Prefecture, as a candidate for World Heritage designation by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization. But the .... <Read more>
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Jan 19, 2022
【#874】Ukraine Crisis Could Affect Japan-U.S. Security Arrangements
Yasushi Tomiyama As tensions continue between Russia and Western countries over Ukraine, we must not overlook the fact that Russian demands to the United States include some measures that could threaten Japan’s national security. While the U.S. Biden administration is unlikely to accept everything the Russians demand, Japan need to .... <Read more>

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【#873】Japan Should Be Serious about Developing Arrangements to Protect People
Kiyofumi Iwata Last October, the Taiwanese defense minister indicated China could be ready to mount a full-scale invasion of Taiwan by 2025. Last June, the U.S. Indo-Pacific commander told the Senate Armed Services Committee that China would become capable of invading Taiwan in or after 2027. Given these remarks, a China-

【#872】Looming Global Comeback to Nuclear Energy
Tadashi Narabayashi More than 40 countries agreed to phase out coal power generation at the 26th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or COP26, in Glasgow last year, but nearly 200 coal-fired power plants are under construction in China and Southeast Asia. Meanwhile, natural gas and crude