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Aug 16, 2021 (Mon)

【#818】The Fog of Postwar

August 16, 2021   “The fog of war” is a term often used by military veterans to describe the surreal experience of combat. Men who have been in battle speak of a sense of dissociation from their sur...

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August 2, 2021   Wuhan virus infections are increasing again in Japan. Some critics attribute the increase to the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Given the absence of spectators and the prohibition on conta...

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July 26, 2021   I worked for the U.S. Department of Defense as a naval officer and a civilian for 25 years, from 1963 to 1988. By chance my time in the government was approximately the same as the ...

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July 19, 2021   On July 13, Japan’s Ministry of Defense released its annual white paper for 2021. “Chinese military trends have become a matter of grave concern to the region including Japan and the...

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July 12, 2021   Western countries are toughening trade regulations in light of human rights abuse in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region. The United States has banned the import of cotton ...

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July 12, 2021   A mega-solar photovoltaic plant is located near a point where a devastating mudslide originated following torrential rain on July 3 in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture. While any relations...

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July 5, 2021   In the July 4 Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election that attracted attention as a harbinger of the next general House of Representatives election coming this autumn, the ruling Liberal...

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July 5, 2021   For stories on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech to a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party on July 1, Japanese media adopted a passage on Taiwan f...

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June 29, 2021   On August 1, 1945, Japan’s leading folklorist Kunio Yanagita was informed by a friend of his that the war would end soon. Yanagita, who had passed his 70th birthday, determined that ...

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June 28, 2021   A June 24 media report says that Japan’s National Police Agency will create a cybersecurity bureau and a cyber investigation team under the bureau in the next fiscal year to address ...

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