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» 25/01/2022 12:06:50 PM Mr. Thae Yong-Ho was a North Korean minister in London. He defected to South Korea in 2016.....
» 17/01/2022 11:11:26 PM A small military accident happened on the late evening of July 7, 1932. Both Japan and Chi.....
» 17/01/2022 7:53:41 PM Opened Japan was thrown into the midst of international imperialistic rivalry. That was wh.....
» 17/01/2022 7:32:37 PM Shuichi Kato, A History of Japanese Literature serves as a good introduction to complete j.....
» 17/01/2022 2:08:59 PM Japan is historically very different, fortunately segregated by the sea, from authoritaria.....
» 17/08/2021 10:24:27 PM P.S. Xi Jinping has both external and internal weaknesses. His hold on power is far from u.....
» 17/08/2021 8:33:07 PM I wonder what US soft power could do for Vietnam if a Vietnamese fishing boat was sunk by .....
» 9/01/2021 11:12:42 PM Canum, Masa has often been used together with words that mean truth, sincerity, honesty, .....
» 7/01/2021 10:24:08 PM "...one may discover that the wartime regime of Japan, repressive as it was, was very.....
» 7/01/2021 7:14:43 PM I learned a lot about fascism, particularly Nazism, and about modern industrialized societ.....
» 7/01/2021 5:19:00 PM The first twenty years of prewar Showa were not happy years, but as I already quoted, &quo.....
» 6/01/2021 6:38:29 PM Continued. My mother knew a Kusunoki Masashige. I heard about him. He was different from .....
» 6/01/2021 6:08:36 PM Continued. "Japan would never have entered it (the Pacific War) had the armed forces.....
» 6/01/2021 4:01:11 PM Opinion was spreading within the army in the early months of 1940 that they could not win .....
» 6/01/2021 3:08:59 PM The Japanese army's hypothetical enemy had been Czarist and Communist Russia despite a gro.....
» 4/01/2021 7:44:15 PM Continued. Imahori said The Good Earth was far from describing the tremendous sufferings .....
» 4/01/2021 6:13:04 PM Sorry but I've a little more to say. But take comfort I'm nearing the end of my life, oh, .....
» 4/01/2021 12:11:48 AM Kijuro Shidehar was a foreign minister in the three cabinets for the total of about six ye.....
» 2/01/2021 10:12:54 PM Continued. At the Washington Conference, the Four-Power Treaty was signed among the US, Gr.....
» 2/01/2021 3:37:38 PM Continued. "The difficulties in making such a quantitative evaluation - in correlati.....
» 2/01/2021 3:08:46 PM An isolationist in regard to European affairs and the monopolist of imperialism in Latin A.....
» 1/01/2021 7:07:42 PM Continued from above. I'll exercise some of old men's privileges and put in a few words i.....
» 1/01/2021 6:05:57 PM Continued from the previous comment. I must get to the finish as soon as possible not to.....
» 30/12/2020 11:23:57 PM "Looking backward over a half-century of American diplomacy in the Far East, we see c.....
» 30/12/2020 8:25:13 PM "Had the War with Spain gone no further than the crusade to liberate Cuba the change .....
» 30/12/2020 7:18:00 PM Someone said Japan wanted to make an exclusive zone in East Asia and that the 1930's Japan.....
» 28/12/2020 1:05:31 PM An American official said, "We've never had this kind of experience with any country .....
» 20/12/2020 9:36:31 PM Mr. Opinion & plantagenet, The wikipedia article, Hideki Tojo, is a good report for a jun.....
» 20/12/2020 4:29:17 PM Continued from above. You cannot enter Tibet or Xinjiang. Entry into and exist from Nanji.....
» 20/12/2020 2:25:29 PM Continued from above. I said China started its anti-Japanese campaign in 1995 for domesti.....
» 20/12/2020 1:28:33 PM Bazz and plantagenet, I knew about the construction of the Thai-Myanmar Railway and the a.....
» 19/12/2020 6:40:36 PM Continued from my preceding comment. Bazz and plantagenet, I do not deny there were comfo.....
» 19/12/2020 3:21:12 PM Bazz and plantagent, I wanted to continue with my last comment. About ten years ago a So.....
» 19/12/2020 1:11:57 AM Continued from my preceding comment. "...Western culture, although denigrated and vi.....
» 19/12/2020 12:48:04 AM I will go back to 1905 or the Russo-Japanese War. Japan had picked out Great Britain in th.....
» 18/12/2020 5:29:47 PM The British aristocracy and middle-class, for instance, were afraid of educating the worki.....
» 18/12/2020 12:15:31 AM Japan perceived the danger. In order to prevent from being divided up and carved up by the.....
» 17/12/2020 11:21:18 PM In passing, two events most shocked the Chinese diplomatic circle in the twentieth century.....
» 17/12/2020 10:38:53 PM Bronwyn: Its (China's) long history clearly demonstrate clearly it to be a peaceful nation.....
» 16/12/2020 11:20:54 PM Browny and diver dan, I'm afraid both you entertain the usual, popular version of Japanes.....
» 16/12/2020 10:14:58 PM Bazz: We could start by banning export to China. China had been an autarkical society, in .....
» 16/12/2020 8:24:51 PM ECQFE announced in 1969 that billions of barrels of oil lay under the seabed of the Senkak.....
» 16/12/2020 7:50:58 PM When I was learning English, I heard that "I told you so" was a taboo phrase. So.....
» 12/12/2020 11:30:58 PM In a nutshell, China had been an autarkical society. But it lives in a very different envi.....
» 12/12/2020 10:09:42 PM Mr. Gondar, An economist is a liberal. It has perhaps a great deal to do with the very lib.....
» 7/12/2020 11:21:02 PM LEGO, I did not know about the zero fighter plane. The pilot was Shigenori Nishikaichi. He.....
» 2/12/2020 7:25:13 PM Project Syndicate/Zhang Jun, A Tale of Two Chinese Cities, Nov 23, 2020: https://www.proj.....
» 1/12/2020 11:58:19 PM I, Yoshimichi Moriyama, sent a comment to Project Syndicate/Zhang Juan/A Tale of Two Citie.....
» 3/07/2020 5:17:46 PM Some years ago, when French pig raising industry was losing competitivenss to Chinese, a m.....
» 2/07/2020 12:31:30 AM "Chinese feelings of cultural superiority are monumental, deriving as they do from a .....
» 2/07/2020 12:00:09 AM There is a lot of ugliness, very visible, in Chinese culture. But we want to retain our hu.....
» 7/08/2019 11:36:45 PM Individual and Plantagenet, thank you for your comments. I have never been good at arithm.....
» 6/08/2019 11:20:04 PM Mr. Hennessy does not seem to know that the gravitation law of Newton does not apply in Ch.....
» 29/05/2018 3:40:57 PM When China was defeated by Japan, her shock was such that the boxing champion of the heavy.....
» 29/05/2018 3:27:54 PM It was Russian influence, not Japanese infulence, that extended over the Korean Peninsula......
» 29/05/2018 2:50:15 PM I am glad the commmentay is still on display. I hope my comments will be read by many peop.....
» 26/05/2018 8:24:26 PM I am afraid I was not clear enough. Since the Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty of 1978 Japan gav.....
» 26/05/2018 1:33:30 PM I sent a comment, American Humanism, on Chinese Comfort Women, amazon usa. I shall appreci.....
» 26/05/2018 1:27:24 PM Loudmouth, "There isn't much we can do about the past, but we'll be able to move on f.....
» 25/05/2018 11:01:36 PM Loudmouth, To move on from the past is inseparably connected with the past, and the past .....
» 25/05/2018 12:08:46 PM Loudmouth and Mac, About the Nanjing atrocities. The Japanese army attacked the Chinese i.....
» 25/05/2018 11:42:08 AM Loudmouth and Mac, Perhaps you meant five million Chinese people were killed in the Sino-.....
» 24/05/2018 1:15:44 PM Loudmouth, I (Yoshimichi Moriyama) sent eight comments on Project-Syndicate/Ian Buruma/Pol.....
» 24/05/2018 12:27:54 PM Loudmouth, I am not sure what you wanted to mean by "meetings between Japan and China.....
» 23/05/2018 7:54:50 PM President Trump has a few very powerful, cards, but it seems he does not know how to play .....
» 24/01/2018 7:20:05 PM As for comfort women, I posted a comment, American Humanism, on Chinese Comfort Women, ama.....
» 24/01/2018 6:13:59 PM The Legalist conquror needed the efficient administrator, and a place of responsibility an.....
» 24/01/2018 5:20:45 PM why is North Korea so difficult? Because it is Confucianist. There are three Confucianist.....
» 22/01/2018 7:28:37 PM I see what Prof. Atkinson tells us to do in regard to the White House's master, but I do n.....
» 13/09/2017 9:18:24 PM Japan had already known what had been inflicted on China. So it wanted to maintain its ind.....
» 12/09/2017 8:31:46 PM Korean culture is more Confucian or Chinese than Chinese culture is. There are three Con.....
» 11/09/2017 9:09:28 AM I admire and cherish liberal thoughts, but they have limits of application. And limits are.....
» 11/09/2017 8:24:59 AM The United States and its ally or allies are deterred now. If nothing is done to change it.....
» 3/07/2017 1:32:20 PM I started reading this. And then soon I wondered who was writing this? I looked at the nam.....
» 10/05/2017 11:58:28 AM Loudmouth, Korean Chritians do not give off scent of ecumenical enlightenedness, at least.....
» 9/05/2017 12:36:29 PM In that sense, Korean culture is more fundamentalist or fanatical. Confucius lived in the .....
» 9/05/2017 11:33:20 AM There are three Confucianist countries in the world, China, Korea and Vietnam. Vietnam fou.....
» 31/01/2017 7:30:29 PM LEGO, I was looking for you. This is not about Gordon Gekko's garden; it is about War and .....
» 29/11/2016 11:56:41 AM PS It is amazing how poor Americans are at knowing China, as I said in my comment, It Is N.....
» 29/11/2016 11:47:07 AM This is a very handy pocket map of the current geopolitics playing out in the Middle East......
» 27/11/2016 9:05:57 PM I wanted to have sent my comment just above to Dr. Alon Ben-Meir/Questions and answers abo.....
» 27/11/2016 8:01:49 PM I personally found this a very informative guide to the geopolical map of the Middle East......
» 29/08/2016 8:39:44 PM Loudmouth, Hegel did not say human history moved towards "democracy," but he sai.....
» 29/08/2016 6:11:28 PM The people of the West are Hegelians in the sense that, as it seems to me, they think all .....
» 23/08/2016 3:56:08 PM LEGO, I know I am bothering you, but this is what I wanted to mean: Japanese militarists w.....
» 22/08/2016 12:40:59 PM Mr. West, PS I am sorry to cut into the China debate again. Mich wrote three replies to Al.....
» 21/08/2016 12:06:29 PM Waverley, I forgot to say this in my reply to you. A small photo of a little Chinese child.....
» 21/08/2016 11:51:54 AM Mr. West, I (Yoshimichi Moriyama) posted five comment on YaleGlobal Online/Alistair Burnet.....
» 21/08/2016 11:22:31 AM Waverley, I read The History Place: The Rape of Nanking, 1937-1938, 300,000 Deaths. There.....
» 21/08/2016 10:42:17 AM Nicknamenick, Japan did not start war in the Pacific from an altruistic and noble motive o.....
» 19/08/2016 10:55:21 PM I (Yoshimich Moriyama) sent three comments on EastAsiaForum/Sam Bateman/Brinkmanship in th.....
» 19/08/2016 10:45:42 PM If PM Turnbull said, "Peace in the South China Sea is important for Australia," .....
» 19/08/2016 8:17:07 AM Xi Jinping's peace doctrine in the South China Sea would be very different from PM Turnbul.....
» 18/08/2016 9:57:50 PM Pilgrim & nickname, I understand historical revisionism has more than two meanings. In one.....
» 17/08/2016 1:07:42 PM What is usually termed militarist Japan of the 1930s was in reality a country far differen.....
» 17/08/2016 12:25:38 AM The Japanese "Kwantung army suffered on each occasion a serous reverse (ibid)." .....
» 17/08/2016 12:00:54 AM Both the army and the navy had agreed to Konoe's idea and selected generals, adimirals and.....
» 16/08/2016 10:18:04 PM Loudmouth and nickname, The Sino-Japanese war was started by an accident on July 7, 1937......
» 16/08/2016 9:18:21 AM LEGO I am a Japanese. You said, "dangerous as Imperial Japan." Japan began to b.....
» 3/08/2016 1:11:47 AM "China is listening very carefully to American behavior." Yu Hua, a famous Chine.....
» 3/08/2016 12:33:37 AM Loudmouth, The United States has and will continue to have, if it wills to, military super.....
» 25/07/2016 12:23:49 PM Loudmouth, "...the best colonial master of all time has been Japan, for no ex-colonie.....
» 25/07/2016 11:29:54 AM Loudmouth, Japan was suddenly thrown into the age of rampant Westerm imperialism. To fend .....
» 24/07/2016 12:08:47 PM Loudmouth, I just wanted to save you from the darkness and let you see the light, but sinc.....
» 23/07/2016 11:00:44 AM Colin Clark was an Australian economist, well-known for his great work. His son, Gregory C.....
» 23/07/2016 10:19:59 AM Loudmouth, I did not say that Japan did not have any imperialistic policy since 1868. I si.....
» 22/07/2016 12:11:05 AM PS www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/06/07/brinkmanship-in-the-south-china-sea-helps-nobody/. ww.....
» 22/07/2016 12:00:26 AM But China is now emulating...Imperial Japan (LEGO). Would the Japanese have stopped, if th.....
» 7/03/2016 11:29:05 PM China might muddle through. We'll see. Xi wants a mirror that only reflects back what he .....
» 8/02/2016 5:04:54 PM I understand that as far as known by specialits, Malays were the first people that went ja.....
» 8/02/2016 4:56:48 PM Citizens Initiated Action, I am a Japanese. Do you know, as I do not know, how many Chines.....
» 24/08/2015 10:41:02 AM I said in one of my posts above that Abe is going to visit Beijing on September 3. Accordi.....
» 20/08/2015 10:53:05 PM Continued from above. I do not know exactly when China began the game of "Do not visi.....
» 20/08/2015 6:00:23 PM Hegel, like 99% Germans, ended up in smoothing over the unbearably contradictionary pressu.....
» 20/08/2015 4:27:32 PM The Wehrmacht was the one important bastion of German conservatives, and German conservati.....
» 19/08/2015 7:04:20 PM Continued from above. They had read it except the fourteenth part, and so knew what the am.....
» 19/08/2015 6:12:46 PM About German repentance and Japanese unrepentance. Chancellor Adenauer of West Germany sa.....
» 19/08/2015 12:43:18 PM Plantagenet and everyone, From above. Socialists regarded themselves in spite of their lea.....
» 17/08/2015 2:05:59 PM Plantagenet, "In their eyes the American had shifte from liberators to enemies by sto.....
» 17/08/2015 1:34:26 PM Plantaagenet, Continued from above. I have been gagged not to speak for a while by Forum R.....
» 16/08/2015 6:26:03 PM Plantagent, Continued from above. The division has been felt nowhere so strongly and shar.....
» 16/08/2015 5:15:06 PM Plantagenet From above. Now that the legislations have passed the Lower House (of Japan),.....
» 16/08/2015 1:12:40 PM I agree with Prof. Smith, "...it is too early to know what Japan's neighbors (particu.....
» 16/08/2015 12:39:50 AM Plantagenet, I (Moriyama)sent two comments, before your latest replies, on Gi-Wook Shin/Co.....
» 12/08/2015 11:21:42 PM Part Two Trouble, however, arose when it became clear towards the end of the war that the.....
» 12/08/2015 10:48:18 PM Plantagenet, thank you for your interest. Part One I do not deny and I do not think I eve.....
» 12/08/2015 4:56:06 PM Joseph Grew was the last US ambassador to pre-war Japan. People of the West were led into.....
» 11/08/2015 1:05:44 AM Visit Hiroshima or Nagasaki. You'll find that the cities are full of desires and prayers f.....
» 11/08/2015 12:43:48 AM Shigenori Togo was Foreign Minister of the Tojo cabinet. Tojo wanted to eschew war with th.....
» 11/08/2015 12:17:08 AM Mr. Lea-Henry mentioned Kuniaki Koiso who replaced Tojo as Prime Minister. That is right. .....
» 10/08/2015 11:49:31 PM President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill met at Quebeck in August 1943 and agreed .....
» 14/04/2015 11:02:49 PM Why do people from Western culture have difficulty in understanding China? I do not know. .....
» 8/03/2015 10:42:28 PM Plantagenet, Thank you. I knew that Ms. Sono said something that suggested different livin.....
» 25/02/2015 11:51:20 PM Plantagenet, In pre-war days in Japan, Americans and Englishmen were the most popular for.....
» 25/02/2015 10:48:15 PM Plantagenet, Thank you. Mr. Panda says, "The Imperial House continues to excercise a .....
» 15/02/2015 4:18:34 PM Plantagenet, Is Nakatani still working toward such a capability? I do not know. As for th.....
» 14/02/2015 12:06:33 PM Plantagenet, thank you for your interest. I do not think the Nippon Kaigi is a strongly u.....
» 13/02/2015 2:01:58 PM Plantagenet, Continued from above. The Japanese Self-Defense soldier sort of has a rifle w.....
» 13/02/2015 1:53:22 PM Plantagenet, The Nippon Kaigi is made up of generally conservative people but with economi.....
» 12/02/2015 11:48:24 PM uLet's see what Wawer (perhaps a Polish) said in his/her two comments on What Japan and So.....
» 12/02/2015 11:23:14 PM Plantagenet, I feel the Japanese have been far more apologetic. Prime ministers, foreign m.....
» 12/02/2015 1:17:44 PM Japan did not advance into South East Asia and the South Pacific Area for "the noble .....
» 12/02/2015 12:14:46 PM Plantagenet, As for the number, 35,000,000, I would like you very much to read Yoshimichi .....
» 11/02/2015 2:36:33 PM PS Bernard Roling (Roeling) was a justice,sent from the Netherlands, at the Tokyo Internat.....
» 11/02/2015 12:47:04 PM Tojo resigned from the posts of prime minister and war minister in July 1044 when Japan lo.....
» 11/02/2015 12:02:15 PM I do not want this comment to be long. Some tidbits that I hope might surprise you. The ex.....
» 11/02/2015 11:41:57 AM No country is so much misunderstood as Japan as far as modern history is concerned, partic.....
» 20/11/2014 12:32:46 AM Major reforms China needs are all political, not economic, as Aidan said, and this is why .....
» 9/07/2014 11:59:03 AM Hitler did not want to avoid war with Stalin. That was exactly what he and the Nazis wante.....
» 9/07/2014 11:32:34 AM "But unlike the Italian and German cases, there was no dictator and the system was no.....
» 9/07/2014 11:15:48 AM No country is so much exposed to international and world-wide misunderstandings and prejud.....
» 9/07/2014 10:30:37 AM According to the erstwhile interpretation of the article 9, which admitted that Japan had .....
» 8/07/2014 12:12:18 AM The constitutionality of the right to self-defence and the Self-Defence Forces was cleared.....
» 7/07/2014 11:45:27 PM A very brief history of interpretation of Article 9 in post-war Japan: To divide post-war .....
» 11/04/2014 10:59:38 PM I was confused. The Japanese Self-Defense Forces can effectively engage in battles only in.....
» 10/04/2014 10:43:00 AM Correction: I said in my first comment the Japanese Self-Defense Forces are so construct.....
» 9/04/2014 11:21:14 PM Mr. Clifford seems to be in an erroneous idea, too often an idea, about the militarist Jap.....
» 9/04/2014 11:10:34 PM For some reason we scholars, policy analysts, and journalists seem unable to see Japan as .....
» 25/03/2013 9:56:04 AM The glorious advance that China has been making in the past few decades may have been Act .....
» 12/11/2012 4:28:42 PM Whether one Asian language will be made a compulsory subject or not, it is of course for A.....
» 7/12/2011 5:26:37 PM We have a very strong belief in free trade. Is it mythical or scientific? Economics theori.....
» 25/08/2011 12:37:40 PM In the 1930s Nazi Germany extended its influence over Eastern European countries. Germany .....
» 25/08/2011 12:24:04 PM I hardly have any knowledge of economics, so I am sailing out into a dangerous sea where A.....
» 26/07/2011 12:47:58 AM I do not have any military knowledge good enough to say if the military analysis presented.....
» 10/11/2010 8:54:23 PM I agree to the commnets. The renminbi is underappreciated; it needs to be appreciated. Chi.....
» 20/10/2010 10:53:23 PM Mac, About the whitewashing of the war records in Japanese schools. We are trying to talk .....
» 20/10/2010 10:23:42 PM Mac, I think the present anti-Japanese feelings in China are largely the product of manipu.....
» 19/10/2010 8:03:36 PM Mac, In "does Australia have unfinished scores with Japan after it signed" the p.....
» 19/10/2010 1:34:41 AM Mac, you know a lot about China. You said you have long suspected that the Middle Kingdom .....
» 19/10/2010 1:09:05 AM TurnRightThenLeft, you mentioned the Diaoyu Islands. I posted three comments to Nicholas K.....
» 12/10/2010 7:55:28 PM I agree Washington has no intention to help those who will not help themselves. Will you s.....
» 20/07/2010 1:21:56 AM This is an interesting and informative article. There are economists who say that Chinese .....
» 29/06/2010 6:59:21 PM Pete, can you swim, if not so well as Murray Rose or Dawn Fraser? You can of course wear a.....
» 28/06/2010 6:12:15 PM We say in Japan, 'The darkest spot is right at the foot of a lighthouse.' It means you do .....
» 24/05/2010 4:14:38 PM Prof. Chen's analysis is logical economically but politically it is quite another question.....
» 13/04/2010 1:16:37 AM It is very hard for me to imagine that China will take the place of the United States as a.....
» 3/03/2010 4:54:59 PM Bazz, the lectures were scary. Our society cannot be run wihout energy, and oil is the mai.....
» 2/03/2010 1:11:16 PM Bazz, thank you. But what a title of a book you have suggested to read!.....
» 1/03/2010 7:37:07 PM American forefathers and foremothers arrived in New England and expanded to the West. When.....
» 18/02/2010 8:28:34 PM Dr Merlyn, I wish the Chinese government behaved differntly in Tibet, Xinjiang, China, etc.....
» 17/02/2010 1:17:54 PM Dr Merlyn, thank you for your comment. I was not clear enough and you have misread me. Be.....
» 16/02/2010 1:31:57 PM Chris gave interesting facts and statistics about China. I can't disagree with them. But I.....
» 9/02/2010 1:03:53 PM Mr. Hennessy's article was very enlightening. Chinese economy is in that stage of developm.....
» 12/01/2010 8:27:36 PM It seems to me that Prof. Nye's soft power as a concept should be applied in international.....
» 22/12/2009 4:23:49 PM It was fun to read Mr.Little's 'the end of Australia', if not 'the end of the world,' stro.....

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