Japan-South Korea-U.S. Relations Thawed, But Not Warm Enough

High-flown rhetoric trumpeting a new ‘alliance’ conceals political realities that were swept under the rug at Camp David

Fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant Days after the heads of state of Japan, South Korea and the United States met at Camp David, the limits of their partnership were put on display with the discharge of radioactively tainted water from Japan’s disabled Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Image: IAEA Imagebank, CC BY-SA 2.0