She'd better hire a heck of a PR firm.
>> She'd better hire a heck of a PR firm.
Maybe Alexandra Kerry will be interested.
This is his GRANDAUGHTER. But there are plenty of folks here who allege that Japan is completely free of this kind of thinking and any such beliefs are merely a noisy minority of old men waiting to die.
Yet Koizumi keeps going to the Yazukuni shrine every year. And the national museum next to it still claims WWII was a war of defense, and that the Rape of Nanking was 'defending the city.' Is he doing this to make a few old men happy, or a significant number of Japanese voters?
I'm sorry, but every time I hear someone here say we should give the Japanese their own defense and give them the bomb, I shudder, considering what they did at their worst. Even the Nazis didn't treat EVERY prisoner who came under their control as a subhuman. That doesn't make the Nazis fine people, but geez, at least the Nazis are still vilified on TV and in movies every day...while Tom Cruise makes movies about the Last Samurai as if the "last samurais" didn't go off and decapitate and disembowel American POWs, and we see nothing but Karate Kid and Anime when it comes to pop culture references about Japan.
I worry about China, too, but a rearmed Japan will be just as unpredictable and probably just as dangerous as China is today.