Abe WWII apology not 'necessary'

Apr 11, 2015

Abe WWII apology not 'necessary'

The acting chief of an expert panel on the World War II anniversary statement to be issued by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this summer says it need not include the expressions “colonial rule and aggression” and “apology” used in another anniversary statement 20 years ...

Constitution revision vital: Abe adviser

May 11, 2014

Constitution revision vital: Abe adviser

by Linda Sieg

The idea that Japan can improve its security without dropping a long-standing ban on aiding friendly countries under attack is a miracle that just won’t happen, the acting head of an advisory panel to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. Abe has made clear that ...