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Japan as Nuclear Power

  • Dipak Basu
  • Victoria W. Miroshnik
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Abstract

Japan is the only victim of nuclear destruction. Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the US nuclear bomb attack in 1945 forced Japan to abandon nuclear weapons forever, but the recent rise of China is forcing Japan to change its passivity. However, since Japan currently is under the US nuclear umbrella, there will be no immediate change in its nuclear weapons policy.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dipak Basu
    • 1
  • Victoria W. Miroshnik
    • 2
  1. 1.Reitaku UniversityChibaJapan
  2. 2.Nagasaki UniversityNagasakiJapan

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