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For a long time after World War II, India attracted little interest from Japan. New Delhi was on the wrong side of the Cold War in Tokyo’s eyes, and its autarkic economic policies left little space for Japanese trade or investment. In time, Japan became India’s largest aid supplier and continues to lead donors. Over the past eight years, though, the two countries h...
Pramit Pal Chaudhuri
Despite its traditional pro-nuclear stance, Japan’s ruling Liberal-Democratic Party is serious about boosting renewable energy. But as the country becomes the world’s largest solar energy market, Tokyo has yet to commit to a detailed energy strategy. This indicates a high level of uncertainty among government and business elites in the wake of the Fukushima disaste...
Dr. Stefan Lippert
Shinzo Abe’s Liberal-Democratic Party now controls both Japanese Houses of Parliament, but although it is traditionally pro-nuclear, its plans to re-start reactors slowly over the next months have been set back by continuing problems at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. Radioactive tritium is flowing into the Pacific Ocean and the plant’s operator has been accused of wi...