Vice President Mike Pence visited Japan and gave a speech that alarmed the liberal media over its rhetoric, primarily how the U.S. will not tolerate aggressive actions by the North Korean communist regime. Let’s take a look at the headlines and see how the media framed Pence’s speech (which you can watch here): CNN: Vice President […]
A nineteen-second handshake made the headlines at CNN, where Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shook hands after meeting in the Oval Office at the White House. Nothing else substantive to cover in the Trump-Abe meeting?
Once again, the anti-gun movement has been discredited, this time with a mass killing using a knife in Japan. Within 40 minutes, a young man injured almost 50 mentally disabled patients, killing 19. Satoshi Uematsu broke into the facility around 2 a.m. and supposedly slashed the patients’ necks, although details about the attack have not […]
Brian Williams, who was forced to take time off after he was found to have lied about some of his past experiences, doesn’t remember the context of World War Two and the fight against Japan.
His speech at Hiroshima, site of one of the two nuclear bombs dropped by the U.S. to end the Second World War with Japan, ignored the reality facing American soldiers that the Japanese would fight until the bitter end, among other things. Photo by redlegsfan21
This worries the U.S., South Korea and Japan since Kim Jong Un’s father, Kim Jong Il, was not as impulsive as his son is. Photo by Prachatai
The two U.S. allies have reached an agreement that includes a financial compensation package and a formal apology from Japan for Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery (who were called “comfort women”). Finally, the hatchet is buried.
It is the 74th anniversary of the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor by the Japanese empire.
Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, used a private e-mail account to conduct official business. Sound familiar?
For the first time since the end of World War Two, when Japan’s constitution was written to avoid pre-emptive military action, Japan’s parliament approved a measure for the Japanese military to fight in foreign conflicts.
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5/30/2016 - Brian Williams At It Again: America Bombed Japan “In Anger”
5/28/2016 - Obama’s Hiroshima Speech Lacked Historical Context
4/20/2016 - North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is “Arrogant and Impulsive”
12/29/2015 - Japan, South Korea reach Agreement and Compensation for World War Two Sex Slaves
12/7/2015 - Remembering Pearl Harbor
8/26/2015 - U.S. Ambassador and Her Staff Used Private E-mail to Conduct Official Business, Similar to Hillary
7/20/2015 - Japan Declares Limited War Powers in Wake of Chinese Military Buildup
6/17/2015 - China: Our Island-Building is for Humanitarian Relief
4/30/2015 - Obama: U.S. Will Defend Japan’s Islands from China
3/17/2015 - Japan Readying to Counter North Korea as U.S. Cowers
2/1/2015 - Japan holds Vigil for Murdered Hostage
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1/27/2015 - Japan hopeful that ISIS will Free their Lone Japanese Hostage, Jordanian Pilot
1/25/2015 - Japanese Hostage Murdered by ISIS
1/24/2015 - Japan won’t give up on the ISIS hostages
1/20/2015 - Islamic State has $200 Million Ransom for Japanese Hostages
10/25/2014 - Chinese Coast Guard patrols Disputed Waters
8/17/2014 - U.S. to try to “de-escalate” Tensions with China
5/23/2014 - U.S. Formally Charges China with Cyber Espionage, Stealing U.S. Secrets
4/9/2014 - U.S. meets with South Korea and Japan to discuss North Korean Nukes
1/24/2014 - Russia and Japan to Formally Sign a Peace Treaty?
1/5/2014 - China’s 1st Aircraft Carrier conducts first drills
12/20/2013 - John Kerry visits the Philippines, Promises to Strengthen Presence in Asia
12/20/2013 - Japan to Increase Defense Spending to Counter Chinese Influence
12/1/2013 - China sends Jet Patrols to Disputed Region; War w/Japan?
11/3/2013 - Russia, Japan reach Security Agreement to Counter China
10/7/2013 - Obama Falters in Asia as China picks up the Slack
9/12/2013 - China offers begrudged congratulations to Japan winning Olympics 2020 Bid
9/7/2013 - U.S. eases Iran sanctions with Japan
8/28/2013 - China, Japan at Standstill over Disputed Islands
8/2/2013 - Chinese Solar Power FAIL: Collapse of Green Energy
7/31/2013 - China on the Brink of Economic Coma
7/30/2013 - China urges North Korea to enter Nuke Talks
7/28/2013 - Japan scrambles Jets as Chinese plane flies too close to Airspace
7/26/2013 - Japan looks to update Constitution to add Pre-Emptive Strikes
7/23/2013 - Oops! US Navy drops bombs in Great Barrier Reef, upsets environmentalists
7/21/2013 - China warns Japan of Aggressive Policy
7/1/2013 - U.S. to target North Korean Bank in Sanctions
6/18/2013 - Is China’s Threat Overblown? Reuters blogger thinks so
6/10/2013 - North Korean defectors tell stories of abuse, torture
5/24/2013 - North Koreans hold Chinese fishermen captive
5/23/2013 - Japan’s Economy on the Rebound? All eyes turn to Tokyo
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