Japan Divided Over Any Revision to Its “Peace Constitution”

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by Donald Kirk The overwhelming success of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest elections for members of the Japanese “Diet” — the peculiar word for Japan’s parliament or national assembly — portends hardening of tensions and priorities in Northeast… Continue Reading  

Shinzo Abe and the Apology Olympics

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by John Feffer Imagine an international event sometime in the near future known as the Apology Games. It is held every four years and features teams of professional diplomats, politicians, and conflict resolution specialists (with a few actors thrown into… Continue Reading