Shinzo Abe faces plenty of roadblocks in his quest to revive Japan’s sluggish economy. His mentor wasn’t supposed to be one of them.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces another prominent opponent to his plans to return to nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster, as a former political mentor called for Japan to immediately abandon its reactors.
Another earthquake in Japan serves as a reminder that the nation still hasn't figured out what to do with all its nuclear reactors.
"I think we should go to zero now."
- Junichiro Koizumi on Nov 11, 2013