A Fight over History
Is Abe Shifting Japan?
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  • Quite correct, MacArthur imposed the “no war” “no military” constitution on Japan. That is a fact. It is also a fact that such a constitution was not imposed on Germany or Italy. It was one of the major failings of the MacArthur Shogunate…ehr…regency…ehr…Occupation Government.

    • El Gringo

      But we needed the Germans and Italians to fight the commies. Oh, and the Japanese weren’t white. And still aren’t, as I hear tell.

      • What does white have to do with it? Non-white people can fight communism as well.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    I would much rather have a democratic nation like Japan as a strong military power, than the saber rattling and territorially ambitious China, or the crazies of North Korea. The US would be wise to admit that it made a mistake, and publicly withdraw the pacifist requirement in Japan’s constitution, provided Japan publicly admit to its atrocities, like America has to its many atrocities. This would help to make Japan a full partner in an Asian Military Alliance along the lines of NATO.

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