Japan 70 Years on from the End of the War - International Reports
Japan 70 Years on from the End of the War
Balancing Act en Route to a New Security Architecture
The conservative head of government, Shinzo Abe, is due to make a statement in mid-August on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Japanese surrender. Experts worldwide have already been discussing the content of this statement for months. The main question is the wording that will be used to acknowledge Japan’s role in World War II and as a colonial power.