Category: The Nation

Will a ‘remorseful’ Abe offer an official ‘apology’ for WWII?

The Nation Thomas Berger, College of Arts & Sciences Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s speech yesterday and today at the Asian-African Summit in Jakarta and the address before the US Congress during his upcoming visit to Washington beginning April 26 will be closely watched… View full article quoting expert Thomas Berger 

The Brain Cancer Rate for Girls in This Town Shot Up 550%—Is a Defense Contractor to Blame?

The Nation Madeleine Scammell, School of Public Health For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable… Expert quote: “Experimental science tries to understand the relationship between x chemical and y outcome in a controlled setting. Whatever you find, there will be […]

Women’s rights can be ‘promoted’ in Taliban-heavy areas

The Nation Husain Haqqani, College of Arts & Sciences In the wake of the cold-blooded shooting of Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani education activist, The New York Times Tuesday devoted space for an open debate aimed at eliciting views about ways to safely support women’s rights in Taliban-heavy areas, or whether is it time to […]