Interview – Hans Carl von Werthern

E-International Relations • Jul 11 2019 • Features

Ambassador Hans Carl von Werthern discusses Germany-Japan relations, proposals for reform of the UN Security Council, and the impact of the Fukushima disaster in Germany.

Nuclear Disaster in Taiwan: An Ignored Factor in the US-China Relationship

Shang-su Wu • Sep 4 2012 • Articles

A major incident at any nuclear power plant in Taiwan could quite possibly lead, in a worst-case scenario, to a failed state. This could open up space for China and the US to compete in the ensuing political vacuum.

Japan’s Nuclear Future

Jeff Kingston • Apr 9 2012 • Articles

The great risk in Japan today and well into the future is that the lessons of Fukushima are being skewed, ignored or marginalized in a nation where nuclear energy represents a significant and abiding risk.

Can Fukushima Cause a Turko-Armenian Rapprochement?

Serhan Ünal • May 9 2011 • Articles

The destructive tsunami which wreaked untold devastation upon Japan can serve as a cautionary tale for the South Caucasus, by forcing Turkey and Armenia to engage in confidence-building measures and to remove the common danger of nuclear disaster. There is nothing to lose for either party; the chances are that they both stand to gain mutually from the deal.

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