Japan vs US: No, Japan is not ‘killing’ us, we’re killing Japan, our staunchest Asian ally
President Obama will become the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima when he travels to Japan later this month to attend the G7 summit. While it’s unlikely he’ll apologize for the decision to drop an atomic bomb on the city in 1945 (nor should he), he will certainly be mending fences. The Japanese today are appropriately dismayed and anxious at what they’re hearing from Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
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Deal will include support services using Japanese government funds
By Kwanwoo Jun in Seoul and
Alexander Martin in Tokyo
Updated Dec. 28, 2015 1:45 p.m. ET
South Korea and Japan reached an agreement that aims to resolve a decades-old dispute over Korean women who were used as sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during World War II, a festering wound that has inflamed tensions between the U.S.’s two most important allies in Asia. Read More »