Japan Moving Ahead with Wartime Constitutional Reforms

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Abe, unlike most politicians, acts as if he has clear answers for Japan’s problems. And with Article 96, Japan may be willing to give him the power to try solving them without asking too many questions about what exactly he intends to do.

Japan Goes Right, Dumps Emission Standards, Cuts Welfare Spending, Promotes Patriotism in Schools

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This may not have been a good election year in the United States or Israel where the “idiot voter” trumped common sense and economic reason, but in Japan, one of the few First World countries with an older population that isn’t diluted by immigrants, the politics have turned to the right.

Will Japan’s New Nationalist Government Go to War with China?

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Outnumbered by Japan’s senior citizens, young people “don’t go to vote because they feel it doesn’t really count,” said Noguchi, who urged lawmakers to connect the younger generation to the political process by ending the ban on social media use by candidates during the official campaign.

Is the Japanese Right About to Make a Big Comeback?

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To understand who Ishihara is, imagine if Barry Goldwater had written Catcher in the Rye or if Jack Kerouac had somehow turned into Joe McCarthy

On This Day in History: The Crucible of War

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“War’s very object is victory, not prolonged indecision. In war there is no substitute for victory. It points to no single instance where this end has justified that means, where appeasement has led to more than a sham peace. Like blackmail, it lays the basis for new and successively greater demands until, as in blackmail, violence becomes the only other alternative.”

The Religious Left and Hiroshima

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Leftist Christians continue to deny reality about why the U.S. brought an end to Japan’s brutal war.

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70 Years Since Doolittle Raid on Tokyo

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In a day, the notion that Japan was invulnerable to attack was dissolved.

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Obama’s Wish for More American Defeat in WWII?

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Why exactly did the president plan to apologize for Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

Running Back to the U.S.A.

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America’s Asian allies decide to keep the US around, after all.

The New Korean War

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Kim Jong-il puts his tyranny’s armed forces on war footing.