Nuclear Tsunami: The Japanese Government and America's Role in the Fukushima Disaster
- Publish Date: 2015-02-10
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Richard Krooth;Morris Edelson;Hiroshi Fukurai
This book begins with the analysis of Americas post-war intelligence operations, propaganda campaigns, and strategic psychological warfare in Japan. Banking on nuclear safety myths, Japan promoted an aggressive policy of locating and building nuclear power plants in depopulated areas suffering from a significant decline of local industries and economies. The Fukushima nuclear disaster substantiated that U.S. propaganda programs left a long lasting legacy in Japan and beyond and created the fertile ground for the future nuclear disaster. The book reveals Japan's tripartite organization of the dominating state, media-monopoly, and nuclear-plant oligarchy advancing nuclear proliferation. It details Americas unprecedented pro-nuclear propaganda campaigns; Japans secret ambitions to develop its own nuclear bombs; U.S. dumping of reprocessed plutonium on Japan; and the joint U.S.-Nippon propaganda campaigns for safe nuclear-power and the current safe-nuclear particles myths. The study shows how the bankruptcy of the central state has led to increased burdens on the population in post-nuclear tsunami era, and the ensuing dangerous ionization of the population now reaching into the future.