Tag Archives: Nuclear Weapons

Time for Japan to Get Its Own Nuclear Weapons?

Is it time for Japan to consider acquiring nuclear weapons? What about America’s nuclear forces? Are they the right size for today’s challenging international landscape? TNI’s Executive Editor, Harry J. Kazianis, spoke with Christine M. Leah, a postdoctoral Grand Strategy Fellow at Yale University to explore these topics and more. Also, please see Ms. Leah’s […]

Japan’s pro-nuke voices worry world: China

China has urged the Japanese government to make clear its stance on right-wing activists’ latest pro-nuclear weapons statements, as the country continues to hold large amounts of weapons-grade nuclear materials. “In recent years, voices in favor of nuclear weapons have kept emerging in Japan without any clarification from the government,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying […]

China claims Japan is secretly developing nuclear weapons

Asia Weekly, a Hong Kong-based news outlet (Chinese controlled), is reporting that Japan is secretly developing a nuclear weapons program in response to increasing hostilities with China over the East China Sea dispute. According to the report, paraphrased by the Want China Times, “With the capability to build at least 2,000 nuclear warheads, Japan has recently […]