President Obama Should Visit Hiroshima

President Obama Should Visit HiroshimaJamie Metzl

President Obama should visit Hiroshima when he will be in Japan for the G7 Summit in Ise-Shima in late May. If he does, he will be the first sitting US…

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Korea-Japan Agreement on “Comfort Women”

Korea-Japan Agreement on “Comfort Women”150150Jamie Metzl

The deal between Japan and Korea on the “comfort women” issue is a positive step for both countries. Japan committed terrible atrocities before and during WWII and, as I’ve written…

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Japan and History

Japan and History150150Jamie Metzl

Japan has truly been a miracle country in the 70 years since the end of the war. It has grown its conomy spectacularly, built a vibrant democracy, and been an…

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Kim Jong Un Going to Moscow?

Kim Jong Un Going to Moscow?Jamie Metzl

The Russian government has announced that Lil’ (not-so-Lil’ these days – someone should draw the lot to tell him he’s not looking so good these days and that it might…

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