Saturday, November 1, 2014

Ian Buruma

Ian Buruma is Professor of Democracy, Human Rights, and Journalism at Bard College. He is the author of numerous books, including Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance and, most recently, Year Zero: A History of 1945.

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World Affairs 3

Abe’s Long March

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s coalition government has decided to “reinterpret” the postwar Japanese constitution. The new interpretation would allow Japan to use military force in support of… read more

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World Affairs 5

Sorry for Nothing

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has instructed a committee of historians to reevaluate the government’s 1993 apology to the military's World War II-era sex slaves. At a time when Japan’s relations … read more

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