During the previous months, Japan has made some positive changes in its attitude towards China concerning the issue of the disputed islands of Senkaku/Diaoyu , in an attempt to solve territorial disputes at sea. It has been reported that Japan may accept the existence of the dispute, but it will still support that these islands… Read More Senkaku/Diaoyu : A Dangerous Game
On 11 March 2011, the massive earthquake and tsunamis that hit various areas of Japan – causing a nuclear meltdown in some parts of the country – bent the population on its knees and brought the nation’s nuclear program to an end. Currently, the new government is seriously considering to slowly reinstate it, at the order of the… Read More Japan On the Way to Reinstate Nuclear Program: No Room for Mistakes
The world is changing – with superpowers stacking the decks against each other, the issue of Crimea and the annexation thereof to Russia has escalated from a geopolitical crisis to a situation of which the consequences threaten to entirely change the political climate we have become accustomed too since the end of the Cold War.… Read More The Political Winds of Our Time, They Are A-Changin’
On a proposal from New Zealand, on October 21 at the meeting of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, 124 countries supported the so-called “Humanitarian Initiative,” which, condemning the devastating effects of the use of nuclear weapons, promotes the eradication of all nuclear weapons. The “Humanitarian Initiative” is the fourth in a series… Read More 124 Countries Take a Firm Stance Against Nuclear Weapons: Will there be a Positive Outcome?
Who has not seen Hannibal Lecter’s movies? None of us believe that the terrifying scenes of certain movies can actually happen in reality. In this case, however, cannibals do exist- and just in Papua New Guinea. Issei Sagawa was born in Tokyo in 1949 and, at an early age, young Issei began to be obsessed… Read More Issei Sagawa, the Japanese cannibal