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U.S. frustrated with Japan's initial response to Fukushima
An aerial view of the U.S. Navy's Yokosuka Naval Base (Photo by Naoko Kawamura)
Between late on March 14, 2011, and early the next morning, a top secret diplomatic cable arrived at the Foreign Ministry.
Japanese ambassador felt something not right before State...
A copy of the evacuation advisory issued by the U.S. government to its citizens in Japan (Hidefumi Nogami)
The consensus that was developing in the teleconference that began at 1:30 a.m. on March 16, 2011, U.S. Eastern Standard Time, demonstrated the extent to which the U.S....
U.S. official sought 'heroic sacrifice' from Japan
The Japanese Embassy in Washington (Hidefumi Nogami)
At 9 a.m. on March 16, 2011, Kurt Campbell, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, invited Japanese Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki into his office in...
PROMETHEUS TRAP (4): U.S. official sought 'heroic sacrifice' from...
The Japanese Embassy in Washington (Hidefumi Nogami)
Editor's note: This is the fourth part of a series that has run in the past under the overall title of The Prometheus Trap. This series deals with the differences between Japan ...
PROMETHEUS TRAP (3): Japanese ambassador felt something not right...
A copy of the evacuation advisory issued by the U.S. government to its citizens in Japan (Hidefumi Nogami)
Editor's note: This is the third part of a series that has run in the past under the overall title of The Prometheus Trap. This series deals with the differences between Japan...
PROMETHEUS TRAP (1): U.S. frustrated with Japan's initial response ...
An aerial view of the U.S. Navy's Yokosuka Naval Base (Photo by Naoko Kawamura)
Editor's note: This is the first part of a series that has run in the past under the overall title of The Prometheus Trap. This series deals with the differences between Japan...
China braces for more violent unrest
Riot police push back anti-Japan protesters in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Sept. 16. They were trying to storm a shopping district where a Japanese department store and supermarket are located. (Koichiro Ishida)
BEIJING--Chinese authorities fear that violent anti-Japan protests gripping Chinese cities could easily spiral out of control, putting a massive strain on security forces as...
Chinese held for firebomb attack at Japan embassy in Seoul
SEOUL -- A Chinese man who reportedly said his grandmother was one of many thousands of women forced into prostitution for the Japanese army during World War Two was arrested...
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