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Tweet of the Day: More Yasukuni Nonsense In Time for Obama Trip

» by April 21st, 2014 at 4:31 pm » Comments (0)

NYT: Abe's Gift to Yasukuni Could Overshadow Obama's Asia Trip— KBS World Radio (@KBSWorldRadio) April 21, 2014 more »

Japanese Government Again Plans to Review Apology to Comfort Women

» by April 17th, 2014 at 7:41 am » Comments (1)

I really do not see what purpose reviewing the Kono Statement does politically for Prime Minister Abe other than to throw red meat at the Japanese right-wing who would vote ...more »

KBS Documents Changes To Japanese Textbooks that Omit History of the Occupation of Korea

» by April 16th, 2014 at 3:30 am » Comments (1)

We have long heard about the Japanese textbooks that whitewash history in regards to the occupation of Korea and at least KBS actually went and did some reporting on what ...more »

Korea, Japan, and US To Hold Tri-Lateral Defense Talks This Month

» by April 15th, 2014 at 3:48 am » Comments (0)

News of a way tri-lateral defense talks between the US, Korea, and Japan is good news and hopefully will lead to better defense cooperation in the future: South Korea, the United ...more »

How the Japanese Self Defense Force Is Trying To Soften Its Image

» by April 14th, 2014 at 8:35 am » Comments (21)

Lets see China is the one that is threatening just about every neighbor around them with their growing and already massive military and Japan's military has singing competitions and there ...more »

Comparing the Balance of Force Between China and Japan

» by April 11th, 2014 at 8:32 am » Comments (8)

Here is an interesting article that compares Chinese and Japanese military capabilities that shows the quantitative advantage the Chinese have, but the Japanese maintain a qualitative advantage in regards to ...more »

Should South Korea and Japan Publish A Joint History Textbook?

» by April 8th, 2014 at 7:16 am » Comments (4)

A couple of weeks ago South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met for the first during talks brokered by the United States: U.S. President Barack Obama ...more »

Japan Announces They Will Intercept Any Further Ballistic Missile Tests This Month By North Korea

» by April 6th, 2014 at 7:25 am » Comments (3)

I guess if the North Koreans are willing to fire off their Nodoings the Japanese might was well use them as target practice for their Aegis SM-3 interceptors: Japan has ordered ...more »

International Court Verdict Against Japanese Unlikely to Stop Whaling

» by April 1st, 2014 at 8:42 pm » Comments (8)

The Japanese whalers have had a verdict brought against them in an international court that activists will probably manipulate to push their anti-whaling cause: Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday applauded ...more »

Japan and ROK Military Leaders To Hold Security Talks Next Month

» by March 29th, 2014 at 3:31 am » Comments (0)

This may not seem like much, but just getting the Japanese and ROK militaries to be allowed to conduct official talks is actually quite significant considering the recent political tensions ...more »

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