February 9, 2014

Ghosts of Japan's Past

Robert Fulford, National Post

The Associated Press

The Japanese revere their history but don’t want to look closely at it. So far as a foreigner can tell, they are stalled where the Germans were in the 1950s, burdened by an unexamined and unrepented past. Few articulate Japanese understand the depth of war crimes against China in the 1930s — and anyone who points this out is dismissed as an ignorant foreigner who knows nothing of Japan.

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