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Japan has enough plutonium for 5,000 nuclear warheads, and its Constitution does not rule them out

Is Japan About to Hit Its Nuclear Tipping Point?   Tokyo almost built a bomb in 1945 and now has enough plutonium stockpiled for 5,000 nukes. North Korea may give its hawkish government an excuse to build them. The Daily Beast,  02.15.18  TOKYO—“Don’t be fooled by North Korea’s smiley-face diplomacy,” Japan’s foreign minister, Taro Kono, warned last week in the middle of the Winter Olympics’ warm fuzzy photo ops with Hermit Kingdom emissaries.


February 16, 2018 - Posted by | Japan, weapons and war

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