U.S. expert urges Japan role in Afghan stability

National Jan 23, 2013

U.S. expert urges Japan role in Afghan stability

by Ayako Mie

Japan should get involved in rebuilding Afghanistan by encouraging the international community to broker a peace settlement once the U.S.-led NATO forces withdraw from the country, according to a top American scholar on the Middle East. Vali Nasr, who served as a senior adviser to ...

National / History Jul 26, 2009

Bridge of sorrows

by Edan Corkill

When Naoko Jin tells former Japanese soldiers that the Filipinos they fought against during World War II are ready to forgive them, they simply don't believe her. "They don't expect to be forgiven," said Jin. "They don't think it's possible that anyone could forgive them." For ...