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Japan Should Follow – Germany

February 06, 2014

As a Jew who escaped Nazi Germany as a child in 1935, I have a lifelong interest in the ways nations deal with their pasts. I am closely following developments in Japan, in particular the moves to revise Japanese textbooks, the implications of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni Shrine, and,steps to turn Japan’s military from a strictly defensive one into one with “normal” capabilities.

Alan Rusbridger

Who Will Guard The Guardian?

February 03, 2014

Alan Rusbridger employs three arguments to justify his publication of leaked documents whose release has caused major damage to the national security of the U.S., the U.K., and their allies, according to their governments.