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The tag 'Nationalism' is associated with 30 posts.

Japan revises role in WWII Okinawa

Textbooks will no longer say army ordered civilians to commit suicide as conflict ended by Norimitsu OnishiTHE NEW YORK TIMES (04-01) 04:00 PDT Tokyo — In another sign that Japan is pressing ahead in revising its history of World War II, new high school textbooks will no longer acknowledge that the Imperial Army was responsible […]

CIA papers reveal 1950s Japan coup plot

by Joseph ColemanASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO – Declassified documents reveal that Japanese ultranationalists with ties to U.S. military intelligence plotted to overthrow the Japanese government and assassinate the prime minister in 1952. The scheme — which was abandoned — was concocted by militarists and suspected war criminals who had worked for U.S. occupation authorities after World […]

CIA files show how postwar 'spies' snookered U.S. intelligence

by Joseph ColemanAP TOKYO — Col. Masanobu Tsuji was a fanatical Japanese militarist and brutal warrior, hunted after World War II for massacres of Chinese civilians and complicity in the Bataan Death March. And then he became a U.S. spy. Newly declassified CIA records, released by the U.S. National Archives and examined by The Associated […]

Japanese director announces production of Nanjing film to deny massacre

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO – When Japanese troops conquered the then-capital of China in 1937, historians agree they slaughtered tens of thousands of civilians in an orgy of violence known since then as the Rape of Nanking. A Japanese nationalist filmmaker announced on Wednesday he is working on a documentary with a very different message: […]

The "Project": Muslim Brotherhood blueprint for cultural jihad – English translation

The Muslim Brotherhood “Project” By Patrick Poolehttp://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=22415One might be led to think that if international law enforcement authorities and Western intelligence agencies had discovered a twenty-year old document revealing a top-secret plan developed by the oldest Islamist organization with one of the most extensive terror networks in the world to launch a program of “cultural […]

Japan Now Seems Likely to Rally Behind New Prime Minister’s Call for a Stronger Military

by Martin FacklerTHE NEW YORK TIMES TOKYO, Oct. 9 — The last time North Korea tested a powerful new weapon, in 1998 when it fired a ballistic missile over the largest Japanese island, Japan reacted by upgrading its military and swinging politically to the right. North Korea’s claim that it tested a nuclear weapon on […]

The Secret Treaty of Fort Hunt

[Originally published in Covert Action Information Bulletin, Fall, 1990] An article by Carl Oglesby William Shirer closed his 1960 masterpiece, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, with the judgment that the Nazi regime “had passed into history,”1 but we cannot be so confident today. On the contrary, the evidence as of 1990 is […]

American Coup D'Etat

Military thinkers discuss the unthinkable Eternal vigilance being the price of liberty, Americans—who spent decades war-gaming a Soviet invasion and have taken more recently to daydreaming about “ticking bomb” scenarios—should cast at least an occasional thought toward the only truly existential threat that American democracy might face today. We now live in a unipolar world, […]

Turk who shot Pope John Paul II is released from prison

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — After 25 years behind bars for trying to assassinate Pope John Paul II and fatally gunning down a journalist, Mehmet Ali Agca was released from prison — and promptly gave his supporters and his enemies the slip. Within hours of tasting freedom Thursday for the first time since wounding John Paul […]

Cold War, Holy Warrior

Ike was president. Washington was desperate for Arab allies. Enter an Islamist ideologue with an invitation to the White House and a plan for global jihad. by Robert DreyfussMOTHER JONES MAGAZINE In the fall of 1953, the Oval Office was the stage for a peculiar encounter between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and a young Middle-Eastern […]