Australia-Japan Relations: No Hostage to War Memory
By Shaun O'Dwyer
In the long term, reconciliation efforts and growing commercial relations with Japan helped dim bitter Pacific War memories in Australia.
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
By Francis P. Sempa
“Anyone wanting to commit ground troops to Asia should have his head examined," Kennedy wrote of MacArthur's advice.
Japanese Emperor Akihito Delivers Final Official War Memorial Speech
By Thisanka Siripala
Emperor Akihito, known for his emphasis on reconciliation and peace, gave his last speech at Japan’s annual ceremony for WWII dead.
Imperial Japan's Southeast Asia Offensive in Retrospective
By Robert Farley
Imperial Japan's Southeast Asia campaign is among the most successful series of military operations ever conducted.