Being seen as unreliable and "arrogant, intolerant and dangerous" by a majority of respondents from 37 countries around the world could have concrete policy consequences for U.S. President Donald Trump.
The attacks on Angelina Jolie's just-released film "Unbroken" — which is much less about Japanese brutality against an American POW than the resilience of the human spirit — appear part of a revisionist recrudescence under the Abe administration.
For new talks to succeed with North Korea, the U.S. must expend more energy getting South Korea and Japan, barely on speaking terms, to get along, and end its policy of doing nothing while the North becomes more dangerous.
In the decades since World War II ended, Japan has repeatedly demonstrated its technological genius. So why does it treat the 3-year-old Fukushima nuclear tragedy as a farce by pushing to reopen many of its 48 commercial reactors instead of driving to achieve sustainable ...