Tohoku Reconstruction Plan

Makoto Iokibe, president of the National Defense Academy of Japan, explains a reconstruction plan for the devastated northeastern region during a news conference at Tokyo’s Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Japan on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Iokibe heads a panel the Japanese government set up for the reconstruction of the northeastern region, now known as Tohoku, which was destroyed by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. At right is Jun Iio, who heads a subgroup devising a framework report to be submitted to the panel. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)