Publisher: Foreign Policy Magazine
Featuring the world’s leading Japan watchers. From haunting scenes in the hot zone to the nuclear, political, and economic future of a battered land. Proceeds to benefit the Japan Society's tsunami relief fund."For the 20 years before this great earthquake disaster, our nation has seemed, in many ways, to be at an impasse. As we overcome the crisis created by this disaster, we must also overcome the preceding crisis, what could be called Japan’s structural crisis." — Naoto Kan On March 11, 2011, Japan’s northern coast was shaken by the biggest earthquake ever to strike the island in recorded history. With a gigantic tsunami and the nuclear meltdown that followed, 3/11 was the worst disaster to hit the developed world for a hundred years. Confronted with tough questions about its dependence on nuclear power, about the competence of its leaders both in the private and public ...