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Jun 17, 2021
【#802】Epoch-making Ruling on Wartime Korean Workers in Japan
Tsutomu Nishioka On June 7, the Seoul Central District Court made a just ruling on wartime Korean workers in Japan. It turned down a lawsuit in which 85 plaintiffs including former such workers sought 100 million won (about$90,000) per plaintiff in compensation from 16 Japanese companies. .... <Read more>
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Jun 17, 2021
【#801】Far Weaker Japan-U.S. Ties than U.K.-U.S. Relationship
Tadae Takubo Amid what U.S. President Joe Biden terms a confrontation between democracies and autocracies, the democratic camp has finally begun to take shape under the U.S. leadership after remaining vague. The Group of Seven leaders’ communique for 2021 published on June 13 after a three-day G7 summit covered .... <Read more>

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【#800】Thoroughgoing Infection Control to Make Olympics Successful
Tadashi Narabayashi One month and a half ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, whether human lives or Olympics are more important has become a red-hot issue at the National Diet parliament and in the media world. But I would like to note that there is a third choice that would strike a balance between human lives and the Olympics through

【#799】British Pacific Strategy Frustrates China
Hiroshi Yuasa I would like to welcome Britain’s decision to advance into the Indo-Pacific region ahead of other European countries. On June 2, the 11 members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement decided to launch talks with Britain in response to its offer to join the TPP. Ten days earlier, a British aircraft carrier strike group