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Abe Won't Be There for China's War Commemorative Parade, But Murayama Will Be
August 28, 2015
Abe Won't Be There for China's War Commemorative Parade, But Murayama Will Be
Tomiichi Murayama, the Japanese prime minister who set the benchmark for apology, will be in Beijing on September 3.
Abe Won't Be There for China's War Commemorative Parade, But Murayama Will Be
China, South Korea Not Convinced by Abe's WW2 Anniversary Speech
August 18, 2015
China, South Korea Not Convinced by Abe's WW2 Anniversary Speech
China was blunt about its disappointment, while South Korea held out hope for better relations.
China, South Korea Not Convinced by Abe's WW2 Anniversary Speech
70 Years After the Second World War: Memory, Justice, and Regional Order in Asia
August 07, 2015
70 Years After the Second World War: Memory, Justice, and Regional Order in Asia
The Diplomat's editors discuss historical issues in Asia for a special podcast ahead of the Abe statement.
70 Years After the Second World War: Memory, Justice, and Regional Order in Asia
Abe’s 70th Anniversary Statement: What Should We Expect?
August 04, 2015
Abe’s 70th Anniversary Statement: What Should We Expect?
The content of Abe's statement will depend on what sort of audience he has in mind.
Abe’s 70th Anniversary Statement: What Should We Expect?
Reconciliation or Revisionism?: What (Not) to Expect From Shinzo Abe
July 06, 2015
Reconciliation or Revisionism?: What (Not) to Expect From Shinzo Abe
Will Abe provoke controversy in his upcoming statement on the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII?
Reconciliation or Revisionism?: What (Not) to Expect From Shinzo Abe
Remorse Without Apology: Shinzo Abe and the Second World War
January 06, 2015
Remorse Without Apology: Shinzo Abe and the Second World War
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said that he will express "Japan's remorse" for World War II.
Remorse Without Apology: Shinzo Abe and the Second World War
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