Earlier this month, Prime Minister Naoto Kan said something few expected ever to hear from a Japanese leader: He called for the country to become a society that “can do without atomic energy.” Daniel Aldrich, a Japan expert and political science professor at Purdue University, dissects the statement
India’s cabinet has approved a proposal to purchase $4 billion worth of military aircraft from Chicago-based Boeing Co.According to an official from India’s defense ministry, the country plans to buy ten C-17 aircraft, a large combat plane used to move troops and cargo internationally.
The Pakistani government is questioning the credibility of a key witness in a terrorism trial in Chicago. David Coleman Headley is testifying that his friend Tahawwur Rana provided material support for the 2008 Mumbai, India attacks.
An admitted terrorist will be back on the stand Tuesday in a Chicago courtroom. David Headley is the government's star witness in the terrorism trial of Chicagoan Tahawwur Rana, but Headley is a sketchy star witness. He's been convicted twice for bringing heroin into the U.S.
Two terrorism cases now winding their way through the federal court system have links to Pakistan: One involves a Chicago businessman who stands accused of helping plot the 2008 attacks on Mumbai, India.
This week we’re looking at nuclear power around the world, in light of the growing crisis at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Today, we focus on an outlier in the nuclear community: India. The south Asian nation possesses nuclear weapons but never signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).