Kim Jong Un’s Threats Rattle Japan — but There’s a Line It Won’t Cross

TOKYO — Kim Jong Un wants one that can hit the United States. President Donald Trump apparently asked for ten times more of them.

But amid this arms race between Washington and Pyongyang, one country on the front line of the North Korea standoff remains steadfastly opposed to nuclear weapons being deployed on its soil.

“Japan must not use nuclear weapons, absolutely not!” says 24-year-old Misato Mori, who works at a department store in Tokyo. The white surgical mask covering her face does little to conceal her shock at the suggestion.

Image: Anti - Nuke Sentiment in Japan

Misato Mori.