Tag: Ishihara Shintaro

  • 'China Can Say No' Writer: Japan Less of a Problem Than U.S.

    Danwei today posted an excellent set of material on the 1996 book China Can Say No (中国可以说不). The book was influential in Chinese nationalism and follows a 1989 book by Japanese novelist-turned-governor-of-Tokyo, Ishihara Shintaro, and a top Sony executive, Morita Akio, called The Japan That Can Say No. The Danwei post includes a recent interview with […]

  • Cumings' Japan Alarmism and Article 9 in U.S.-Japan Ties

    Bruce Cumings, the distinguished Korea historian at University of Chicago, had some pretty harsh and not particularly well defended criticism of Japan in a recent OhMyNews interview. I can’t get it to load right now, but from what Occidentalism posted, it seems like he’s lost his temper with the Japanese nationalists. For a long time […]