August 20, 2015
How to Read the Abe Statement
By Shin Kawashima
How to evaluate Abe's August 15 statement on the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II.
August 12, 2015
Colonialism, Invasion, and Atomic Bombs: Asia’s Divergent Histories
By Gi-Wook Shin
When will Asians be able to celebrate shared memories of war and colonialism?
August 10, 2015
The Politics of History in China-Japan Relations
By Xie Tao
China and Japan must remember the past, but not live forever in its shadow.
August 04, 2015
Abe’s 70th Anniversary Statement: What Should We Expect?
By Yuki Tatsumi
The content of Abe's statement will depend on what sort of audience he has in mind.
July 16, 2015
Abe's World War 2 Statement: Beyond History
By Gilbert Rozman
The factors shaping the Abe Statement are far more complex than historical issues alone.