Tokyo Governor announced Tokyo’s plan to buy the Senkaku Islands, which are also claimed by China. He said that he “will protect the Senkakus (from China),” but his belligerent assertions only complicate the issue further and hamper the quest for a peaceful settlement through diplomatic means.
The Noda government has recently made the decision to restart offline nuclear reactors in defiance of public opposition and concerns about safety. In the background, cozy relationships exist between the DPJ and pro-nuclear power generation businesses and their labor unions.
The government of India announced that it successfully carried out a nuclear-capable missile test, undermining efforts to ease tensions between India and its neighboring countries of China and Pakistan and establish peace in this region.
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GREAT EAST JAPAN DISASTER