by

Peter Tasker

Going Back To Tohoku

I scan my memory, jumbled and blurred by hangover, jetlag, lifelag. Got it – he’s a media figure, fronts up current…

The World is not Flat

Even in a wealthy G8 country the primitive urges of the limbic brain are a match for cold economic calculations…

Abe Road is the only path for Japan

Mr. Abe’s achievements overshadow the efforts of his predecessors, including the globally celebrated Junichiro Koizumi…

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

Yoshida’s fibs were meat and drink to foreign journalists eager to emphasize the uniqueness of Japan’s depravity…….

Japan’s Scottish Option

Was there a racist assumption that Japan was inherently more aggressive than the countries that produced the Nazis and Mussolini? Or…