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December 2006

23 December 2006
Postpone the full operation of Rokkasho
By TADAHIRO KATSUTA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/eo20061223a1.html

21 December 2006
Nukes still not welcome: Cabinet
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061221a8.html

18 December 2006
Annan to urge Japan not to take up nuclear arms
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061218a5.html

16 December 2006
Tokyo, New Delhi OK trade agreement talks
By REIJI YOSHIDA and HIROKO NAKATA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20061216a2.html

15 December 2006
U.K. firm hopes to restart MOX trade
By WILLIAM HOLLINGWORTH
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061215f1.html

14 December 2006
India seeks nuclear help in Japan
BBC
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6179087.stm

13 December 2006
EDITORIAL/ 6-party talks to resume
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200612130131.html

13 December 2006
Aso targeted by no-confidence motion over nuke remarks
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061213a9.html

12 December 2006
Foreign stockholding in J-Power suddenly increases to over 40%
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200612120147.html

11 December 2006
India did not get all it wanted
By Anwar Iqbal
Dawn
http://www.dawn.com/2006/12/11/top9.htm

9 December 2006
US approves Indian nuclear deal
BBC
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6219998.stm
(See CNIC statement)

December 2006
New Details Emerge on NK Nuclear Program
Paul Kerr
Arms Control Today
http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2006_12/NKDetails.asp

7 December 2006
Fears for future of A-Bomb Dome
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200612070125.html

5 December 2006
Mitutoyo execs enter guilty plea
Four admit scam to export nuclear arms-linked devices

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061205a4.html

2 December 2006
Report: US offers deal to NKorea to abandon nuclear program by end of 2008
International Herald Tribune
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/12/03/asia/AS_GEN_Japan_US_NKorea.php

2 December 2006
Kazakh nuke controls to be viewed
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061202a8.html

1 December 2006
JNFL's MOX-benignity claim hit
Peace groups push IAEA to clarify plutonium-arms link

By ERIC JOHNSTON
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20061201a4.html

November 2006

30 November 2006
AREVA signs agreement to supply MOX fuel to Japanese utility Shikoku
Areva
http://www.cogema.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=cogema_en/communique/
communique_full_template&c=communique&cid=1164729153522&p=1039482707194

29 November 2006
Kyoto U. lab fire spurs brief radiation scare
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061129a7.html

28 November 2006
Nagasaki to opt out of nuke plans
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061128a8.html

25 November 2006
U.S. ship bearing nukes OK in emergency, Kyuma says
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061125a4.html

24 November 2006
North Korea talks must focus on giving up nukes: Tokyo
Channel NewsAsia
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/243287/1/.html

24 November 2006
China's Hu pledges more nuclear support for Pakistan
Khaleej Times
http://www.khaleejtimes.ae/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/subcontinent/2006/
November/subcontinent_November928.xml&section=subcontinent&col=

23 November 2006
A nuclear dimension to Indo-China relations
By Siddharth Srivastava
Asia Times
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/HK23Df01.html

21 November 2006
Abe: North Korea must ditch nukes
BY TAKEHIKO YABE
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200611210125.html

21 November 2006
Cabinet to cease talking about nukes, Abe says
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061121b2.html

21 November 2006
China woos India and Pakistan with nuclear know-how
President Hu expects to cut energy deals this week to gain regional influence.

By Mark Sappenfield and David Montero
The Christian Science Monitor
http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/1121/p01s02-woap.html

20 November 2006
Defense chief backtracks on policy barring naval vessels carrying nukes
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061120a6.html

20 November 2006
Russia may aid Hanoi on nuclear energy
Putin vows stepped-up cooperation

International Herald Tribune
http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/11/20/news/putin.php

18 November 2006
US wants no nuclear accord with Pakistan
Dawn
http://www.dawn.com/2006/11/19/top5.htm

18 November 2006
High court nixes hibakusha disability appeal
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061118b2.html

17 November 2006
Senate nod reflects bipartisan support: Pranab
The Times of India
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India_welcomes_passage_of_Nuke_Bill/articleshow/462238.cms

16 November 2006
EDITORIAL/Nuclear disarmament
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200611160129.html

16 November 2006
Toshiba to float 100 billion yen in bonds
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20061116a6.html

15 November 2006
Nuclear weapons OK for self-defence: gov't
People's Daily Online
http://english.people.com.cn/200611/15/eng20061115_321685.html

15 November 2006
Hitachi, GE ally against 2 titans in nuclear power
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200611150174.html

14 November 2006
EDITORIAL/ Debate on nuclear arms
The Japan Times
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200611140161.html

14 November 2006
Hitachi, GE in strategic nuclear tieup
By KAHO SHIMIZU
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20061114a3.html

14 November 2006
'Seoul Should Secure Nuclear Technology'
By Jung Sung-ki
The Korea Times
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200611/kt2006111417491011980.htm

14 November 2006
Search for site for nation's nuclear waste continues
Taipei Times
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2006/11/14/2003336272

10 November 2006
Aso should be axed for nuke comments: opposition
By MASAMI ITO
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061110a6.html

9 November 2006
Abe defends allies' comments about need for nukes debate
BY ROY K.AKAGAWA
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200611080393.html

9 November 2006
Abe says no to nukes but allows discussion
By MASAMI ITO
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061109a2.html

8 November 2006
IAEA, Asian Countries Discuss Security of Nuclear Weapons
By Steve Herman
Voice of America
http://voanews.com/english/2006-11-08-voa33.cfm

8 November 2006
Anti-Abe LDP study group has its first meeting
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061108a6.html

7 November 2006
Renewable energy goal under review
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200611070155.html

7 November 2006
Japan talk of nukes 'not desirable': Ban
By REIJI YOSHIDA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061107a1.html

7 November 2006
Japan, U.S. vow to keep pressing North over nukes
By HIROKO NAKATA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061107a5.html

6 November 2006
N Korea urged to reiterate non-nuclear status
By David Pilling
Financial Times
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/d6d6bd02-6d25-11db-9a4d-0000779e2340.html

6 November 2006
LDP, Komeito officials seek to rein in nuke talk
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061106a1.html

3 November 2006
EDITORIAL/Six-party talks
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200611030142.html

3 November 2006
Talk of going nuclear irks opposition
By MASAMI ITO
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061103a7.html

2 November 2006
Japanese nuclear reprocessing plant produces first batch of test fuel solution
International Herald Tribune
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/11/02/asia/AS_GEN_Japan_Nuclear_Power.php

2 November 2006
Incoming UN chief says US, Japan must prepare 'normalisation' with North Korea
Channel News Asia
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/238899/1/.html

2 November 2006
Opportunity for Japan over North Korea
By Masako Toki and Mary Beth Nikitin
Asia Times
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Japan/HK02Dh01.html

2 November 2006
Sanctions stay unless N. Korea abandons nukes
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200611010438.html

2 November 2006
Japan stands firm with sanctions on North Korea
By REIJI YOSHIDA and MASAMI ITO
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061102a1.html

1 November 2006
EDITORIAL/ Natural energy
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200611010139.html

November 2006
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Growing Nuclear Fuel-Cycle Debate
Oliver Meier
Arms Control Today
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/Meetings/Announcements.asp?ConfID=147

November 2006
Nuclear Suppliers Updated on U.S.-Indian Deal
Wade Boese
Arms Control Today
http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2006_11/NucSuppliers.asp

November 2006
A Technical Analysis of North Korea's Oct. 9 Nuclear Test
Richard L. Garwin and Frank N. von Hippel
Arms Control Today
http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2006_11/NKTestAnalysis.asp

October 2006

31 October 2006
Beijing to sign Asean nuclear arms treaty
By Richard McGregor in Beijing
Financial Times
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/f4a6514e-6884-11db-90ac-0000779e2340.html

31 October 2006
Aso, Rice, Ban turn tables on six-way talks
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061031a3.html

30 October 2006
Bush opposes arming Japan, South Korea and Taiwan with nuclear weapons
International Herald Tribune
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/30/america/NA_GEN_US_Bush_Asia_Nuclear.php

30 October 2006
Even nuclear talk detracts
By KEIZO NABESHIMA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/eo20061030kn.html

30 October 2006
Nakagawa raises nukes on U.S. visit
BY TAKASHI HORIUCHI
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610300112.html

29 October 2006
Nakagawa again makes push for nuke debate
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061029a6.html

28 October 2006
Tokyo a bit clearer on nuke blast
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061028a9.html

27 October 2006
Government backs atomic plant sales
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610270138.html

25 October 2006
Wen lauds Abe's nonnuclear stand
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061025a5.html

25 October 2006
Aso skeptical of North Korea's nuclear plans
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061025a1.html

25 October 2006
Hibakusha peace activists' reality check: World not listening
By KAKUMI KOBAYASHI
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061025f1.html

25 October 2006
Yokosuka holds practice for nuclear vessel accident
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061025a4.html

23 October 2006
EDITORIAL: Sanctioning North Korea
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610230100.html

23 October 2006
Waves build against carrier
By KIROKU HANAI
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/eo20061023kh.html

21 October 2006
India-American nuclear deal foundering
By B. GAUTAM
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/eo20061021a1.html

20 October 2006
Emissions credit deal 1st of a kind
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610200135.html

19 October 2006
Aso keen to explore nukes but Abe says debate is 'finished'
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061019b3.html

19 October 2006
EDITORIAL
Nuclear logic fails

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/ed20061019a1.html

19 October 2006
Toshiba bonds to pay for Westinghouse
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20061019a2.html

18 October 2006
EDITORIAL/ Ship inspections issue
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610180185.html

18 October 2006
Aso: N. Korea's nuclear test likely failed
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610180194.html

18 October 2006
Toshiba seeks Westinghouse ally after Marubeni backs out
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610180165.html

18 October 2006
Toshiba seals deal on Westinghouse takeover
By KAHO SHIMIZU
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20061018a1.html

17 October 2006
Abe affirms that Japan will still shun nuclear weapons
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061017a8.html

17 October 2006
INTERNATIONAL OUTRAGE PREDICTED
Kato hits Nakagawa's nuclear suggestion

By ERIC JOHNSTON
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061017a9.html

16 October 2006
LDP policy chief calls for debate on nuke option
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061016a1.html

16 October 2006
Forget about Japan racing to go nuclear
By BRAD GLOSSERMAN
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/eo20061016bg.html

15 October 2006
Mitutoyo admits illegal nuclear-linked exports
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061015a2.html

14 October 2006
Text of the U.N. Resolution on N. Korea
The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/14/AR2006101400712.html

14 October 2006
GOVERNOR GIVES '10 MOX NOD, SNUBS FOES
Ehime reactor gets go-ahead to go pluthermal

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061014a3.html

12 October 2006
EDITORIAL/ N. Korea's nuclear test
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610120152.html

11 October 2006
Nuclear test relatively small, probably not an 'ideal explosion'
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610110162.html

11 October 2006
Pyongyang crosses point of no return
BY YOICHI NISHIMURA
The Asahi Shinbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610100378.html

11 October 2006
EDITORIAL
Fear of another arms race

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/ed20061011a1.html

11 October 2006
Abe, Roh jointly blast Pyongyang as threat to the world
By HIROKO NAKATA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061011a6.html

11 October 2006
Japan may not want to go nuclear but it's no technical hurdle: analysts
By ERIC PRIDEAUX and AKEMI NAKAMURA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061011a4.html

10 October 2006
Letter of Protest
Mayors for Peace
http://www.mayorsforpeace.org/english/topic/list/29.htm

10 October 2006
Japan pushes additional sanctions against North Korea
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610100179.html

10 October 2006
North Korea tests nuclear bomb
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061010a5.html

9 October 2006
DPRK Nuclear Test
Statement by IAEA Director General

IAEA
http://www.iaea.or.at/NewsCenter/PressReleases/2006/prn200617.html

9 October 2006
Wrap: Russia condemns N. Korean nuclear test, urges talks
Novosti
http://en.rian.ru/russia/20061009/54655232.html

9 October 2006
China resolutely opposes DPRK's nuclear test
People's Daily
http://english.people.com.cn/200610/09/eng20061009_310140.html

9 October 2006
Text of U.S. Draft on N. Korea's Test
The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/09/AR2006100901301.html

9 October 2006
Text of North Korea's Nuke Announcement
The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/08/AR2006100801203.html

8 October 2006
Japan, U.S. to seek sanctions if North Korea sets off nuke
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061008a1.html

8 October 2006
Monitoring sites gearing up to gauge radiation
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061008a7.html

8 October 2006
Seoul, Tokyo Launch Joint Survey
The Korea Times
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200610/kt2006100819273511990.htm

8 October 2006
Japanese nuclear power plant forced to lower output as seaweed clogs water intake
International Herald Tribune
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/08/asia/AS_ODD_Japan_Nuclear_Seaweed_Trouble.php

7 October 2006
U.S. spy plane, tanker leave Kadena ahead of possible Pyongyang test
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061007a6.html

6 Octber 2006
A weaker U.N. stand eyed for N. Korea
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610060152.html

6 October 2006
U.S., Japan to seek UNSC Chapter 7 action if North tests nuke
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061006a6.html

6 October 2006
Techsnabexport, Japan's Mitsui launch uranium project in Russia
Novosti
http://en.rian.ru/business/20061006/54571530.html

5 October 2006
Letter of Protest
Mayors for Peace
http://www.mayorsforpeace.org/english/topic/list/27.htm

5 October 2006
Japan, U.S. seek UNSC statement on Pyongyang
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610050141.html

5 October 2006
Abe: North's nuke test plan 'unacceptable'
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610050139.html

5 October 2006
EDITORIAL/ N. Korea's nuke test plan
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610050128.html

5 October 2006
Toshiba's Westinghouse takeover is nearly done
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20061005a3.html

4 October 2006
North Korea says it plans nuclear test
Announcement could ratchet up the already tense standoff: analysts

By NAOKO AOKI
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061004f2.html

4 October 2006
Windmills standing tall as symbols of grassroots antipollution efforts
By KAZUNORI MORI
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061004f3.html

3 October 2006
Bad news for the Indo-US nuclear deal
By Praful Bidwai
Asia Times
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/HJ03Df01.html

2 October 2006
N.K. nuclear test depends on U.S.
By Selig Harrison
The Hankyoreh
http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_editorial/161703.html

2 October 2006
Tokyo ready for Iran oil sanctions
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200610020101.html

1 October 2006
Japan to drop aid for oil plan if Iran hit with U.N. sanctions
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20061001a1.html

September 2006

30 September 2006
Town to OK nuclear project
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200609300136.html

29 September 2006
Ikata town moves closer to accepting pluthermal project
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200609290231.html

29 September 2006
Traces of radiation found at Yokosuka
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200609290159.html

29 September 2006
Japan could go nuke under Abe, expert reckons
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060929b3.html

29 September 2006
New charges loom in Mitutoyo export case
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200609290158.html

28 September 2006
AREVA signs agreement to supply MOX to Japanese utility Kyushu
Areva
http://www.areva.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=arevagroup_
en%2FPressRelease%2FPressReleaseFullTemplate&cid=1158671967743

28 September 2006
Trace radiation seen near nuke sub
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060928b1.html

27 September 2006
Foes fear Monju accident, natural or otherwise
By ERIC JOHNSTON
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060927f1.html

23 September 2006
North Korea 'makes weapon pledge'
BBC
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5373632.stm

22 September 2006
Tougher financial sanctions on North being sought
By ERIC JOHNSTON
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060922f2.html

22 September 2006
EDITORIAL
A nuclear-free Central Asia

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/ed20060922a1.html

20 September 2006
Japan imposes additional sanctions on North Korea
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200609200151.html

20 September 2006
Tokyo cuts North's cash supply
Japan bans fund transfers to 15 weapons-linked institutions

By HIROKO NAKATA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060920a1.html

20 September 2006
Gist of North Korea sanctions
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060920a2.html

20 September 2006
China unhappy with latest sanctions
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060920a3.html

20 September 2006
Asia/ India's exploding market in nuclear energy and weapons
BY HIDEAKI ABE AND KAYO MATSUSHITA
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200609200118.html

15 September 2006
Japan's nuclear cop-out
By Masako Toki
Asia Times
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Japan/HI15Dh01.html

14 September 2006
Export control may get tougher
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060914a1.html

13 September 2006
EDITORIAL/ New nuke plant guidelines
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200609130114.html

13 September 2006
MHI gets Spanish turbine order
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20060913a5.html

12 September 2006
Nuclear Saber Rattling
Pyongyang Determined to Conduct Test

The Korea Times
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/opinion/200609/kt2006091218211854040.htm

9 September 2006
METI submits criminal complaint on Mitutoyo
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060909a5.html

8 September 2006
EDITORIAL
Japan joins the Great Game

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/ed20060908a1.html

6 September 2006
Paving the Way for Japan's Nuclear Armament
The Chosun Ilbo
http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200609/200609060030.html

6 September 2006
Nakasone proposes Japan consider nuclear weapons
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060906a4.html

3 September 2006
Highest alert planned for N. Korea nuke test
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060903a3.html

3 September 2006
Indonesia 'concerned' about uranium enrichment talk in Aust
ABC
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200609/s1731694.htm

2 September 2006
Mitutoyo tied to Iran, North nuclear quests
Illicit exports since '95; Khan link probed

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060902a1.html

2 September 2006
Japan to do nothing for now in Iranian nuclear standoff: Aso
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060902a8.html

1 September 2006
Report: China close to deal to build six nuclear power plants for Pakistan
International Herald Tribune
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/09/01/business/AS_FIN_China_Pakistan_Nuclear_Power.php

August 2006

29 August 2006
Mitutoyo used software to mask accuracy of nuke-related gear
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060829a4.html

29 August 2006
Koizumi off to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan on energy quest
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060829a6.html

29 August 2006
N-plants: Chinese help sought
By Ihtasham ul Haque
Dawn
http://www.dawn.com/2006/08/30/top9.htm

29 August 2006
All Eyes on the Senate as India Plays Hardball
By Anirudh Suri
Carnegie Endowment
http://www.carnegieendowment.org/npp/publications/index.cfm?fa=view&id=18661

28 August 2006
Name faked for nuclear-related export
Mitutoyo sold gear to Iranian company with possible WMD aims

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060828a1.html

26 August 2006
TRAFFIC AROUND FACILITY UPS CONCERNS
Pyongyang nuclear test watch boosted

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060826a4.html

26 August 2006
5 arrested in illegal exports
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200608260123.html

26 August 2006
Mitutoyo tied to nuke-linked export
Top execs arrested; device sent to Libya via suspect Malaysia firm

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060826a1.html

26 August 2006
Pressuring Iran on nukes fans Mideast fire further: Khatami
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060826f2.html

26 August 2006
'40s uranium sat in Niigata school chemistry lab
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060826a8.html

24 August 2006
India alone will decide on nuclear testing: PM
Xinhua
http://english.people.com.cn/200608/24/eng20060824_296283.html

23 August 2006
Tohoku Electric submits report on reactor-fault checks
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060823a5.html

23 August 2006
Nuclear power plants: Are they safe?
By Adisti Sukma Sawitri
The Jakarta Post
http://www.thejakartapost.com/detailnational.asp?fileid=20060822.H08&irec=6

22 August 2006
NPO offers practical way to cut CO2 levels
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200608220135.html

22 August 2006
Fluctuation worry sets back wind-generated electricity
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200608220142.html

21 August 2006
Japan steps up search for nuclear fuel supply
International Herald Tribune
http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/08/21/business/uranium.php

20 August 2006
Cop kills himself at nuclear plant
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060820b1.html

19 August 2006
South Korea Says No New Evidence of North Korea Nuclear Test
By Heejin Koo
Bloomberg
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601101&sid=aTLo.K9aR7Ds&refer=japan

18 August 2006
GEARING UP FOR NEW CARRIER
Navy to put nuclear accident experts in Yokosuka

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060818a6.html

17 August 2006
Kanagawa governor approves first U.S. nuke-powered carrier in Japan
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060817a9.html

17 August 2006
India: No Changes to U.S. Nuclear Deal
By NIRMALA GEORGE
The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/17/AR2006081700932_pf.html

16 August 2006
Why Japan will never go nuclear
By Todd Crowell
Asia Times
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Japan/HH16Dh02.html

15 August 2006
AILING, AGING PLAINTIFFS' AID QUEST GETS NO EASIER
Justice eludes hibakusha 61 years on

By MIYA TANAKA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060815f1.html

15 August 2006
Black(out) Monday for much of Tokyo
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200608150109.html
(Proof of that the "all-electric" campaign promoted by the power companies is a disaster waiting to happen.)

14 August 2006
Indian scientists oppose new clauses in nuclear deal
The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/14/AR2006081400437.html

12 August 2006
State appeals A-bomb illness ruling
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060812a8.html

11 August 2006
HIGH COSTS, LACK OF SITES BLOCKING PATH
Geothermal power generation starts slowing down

By HIROATSU INOUE
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20060811a1.html

10 August 2006
Nagasaki marks atomic anniversary with anger
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200608090476.html

10 August 2006
Nagasaki: U.S., N. Korea should disarm
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060810a1.html

10 August 2006
Plutonium fallout found 70 km away
BY AKIRA NAKANO
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200608100144.html

9 August 2006
M'sia Requires Two Nuclear Reactors To Generate Electricity
Bernama
http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v3/news.php?id=213069

8 August 2006
A-bomb exhibit at Nevada Testing Museum proves eye-opener
By TAKAKI TOMINAGA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060808f4.html

7 August 2006
Hiroshima marks A-bombing with a plea for disarmament
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060807a1.html

7 August 2006
Koizumi mum about possible appeal over hibakusha lawsuit
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060807a4.html

7 August 2006
EDITORIAL: Double A-bomb victims
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200608070096.html

7 August 2006
Poll: 30% of hibakusha groups fear they will have to disband
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200608070116.html

6 August 2006
'THERE SHOULD NOT BE A THIRD'
Survivor of both A-bombs takes message to U.N.

By SEANA K. MAGEE
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060806a8.html

6 August 2006
EDITORIAL
Club can't shake its fatal attraction

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/ed20060806a1.html

6 August 2006
Hibakusha view Enola Gay, urge Bush to visit
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060806a7.html

6 August 2006
Big subsidies eyed for towns interested in nuclear dump
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060806a3.html

6 August 2006
Indonesia to get nuclear power plant by 2011
India News
http://indiaenews.com/2006-08/17555-indonesia-nuclear-2011.htm

5 August 2006
Ruling favors certification of A-bomb victims
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200608040495.html

4 August 2006
Notes on Japan A-bomb program found
Two scientists' notebooks in U.S. cast light on little-understood project

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060804a2.html

4 August 2006
North's new missile sites 'target Japan'
U.S. bases in sights; Iran-China role seen

The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060804a1.html

3 August 2006
Support scarce for N. Korean hibakusha
Activists hampered by security tension, lack of diplomatic relations

By MIYA TANAKA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060803f1.html

3 August 2006
Children of bomb victims seek recognition
By KOTARO TAKAMI
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060803f2.html

3 August 2006
U.S.-India nuclear deal sets bad example
By B. GAUTAM
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/eo20060803a2.html

2 August 2006
The Sun Rises Again?
By John Feffer
Foreign Policy in Focus
http://www.fpif.org/fpifoped/3403

2 August 2006
The Hiroshima Myth
by John V. Denson
LewRockwell.com
http://www.lewrockwell.com/orig2/denson7.html

1 August 2006
Asia Goes Nuclear to Meet Rising Energy Demands
By Thomas Rippe
Voice of America
http://www.voanews.com/english/2006-08-01-voa10.cfm

July 2006

31 July 2006
India says nuclear plants a target for militants
Reuters
http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2006-07-31T112538Z_01_DEL108701_RTRUKOC_0_UK-SECURITY-
INDIA.xml&archived=False

27 July 2006
Teens' A-bomb film draws big response
International exposure, awards for 'Genie in a Bottle Unleashed'

By JUN HONGO
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060727f2.html

27 July 2006
A-bomb tales as relevant now as ever, student says
By AKEMI NAKAMURA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060727f4.html

27 July 2006
Hibakusha still suffering with no government aid
By HIRAKU SEIDA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060727f3.html

25 July 2006
Second-hand shopping for Chernobyl
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200607250137.html

24 July 2006
Experts Challenge IAEA HeadÅfs Statements on U.S.-Indian Nuclear Deal
Arms Control Association
http://www.armscontrol.org/pressroom/2006/20060724_ElBaradei_India.asp

24 July 2006
Pakistan Expanding Nuclear Program
Plant Underway Could Generate Plutonium for 40 to 50 Bombs a Year, Analysts Say

By Joby Warrick
The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/23/AR2006072300737_pf.html

23 July 2006
JAPANESE DEFENSE
Downhill path from fear to proliferation

By ROBYN LIM
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/eo20060723rl.html

21 July 2006
N Korea might push Japan to nukes: US
Sydney Morning Herald
http://www.smh.com.au/news/National/N-Korea-might-push-Japan-to-nukes-US/2006/07/21/1153166528508.html

19 July 2006
Shika reactor has cracked blades
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060719a9.html

14 July 2006
Abe denies upholding pre-emptive strike as defensive right
By REIJI YOSHIDA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060714a6.html

12 July 2006
Chubu Electric cuts profit estimate
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20060712b2.html

July/August 2006
IAEA, Leading Nations Push for Fuel Assurances
By Miles A. Pomper
Arms Control Today
http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2006_07-08/IAEAFuel.asp?print

11 July 2006
First strike permitted if attack imminent: Abe
Hitting missile bases seen as self-defense

By HIROKO NAKATA
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060711a1.html

11 July 2006
Interviews with 284 A-bomb survivors put on Internet
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060711f2.html

9 July 2006
In Europe, Akiba pushes weapon ban
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060709a7.html

9 July 2006
Public finally gets to see long-lost Okamoto mural
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060709a4.html

8 July 2006
Shipboard reactors pose radiation leak risk if attacked: expert
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060708a4.html

6 July 2006
Ministry moving to deal with radioactive waste
BY HISATOSHI KABATA THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200607060260.html

6 July 2006
Pak may allow foreign firms to invest in its nuclear plants
The Indian Express
http://www.indianexpress.com/printerFriendly/7945.html#

4 July 2006
MHI seeks U.S. nod on new reactor
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20060704a5.html

4 July 2006
Japan seeks UNSC action if Iran snubs incentives
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060704b5.html

1 July 2006
Halted reactor in Shizuoka yields broken turbine blades
The Japan Times
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20060701a7.html



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