Δευτέρα, 13 Ιουνίου 2016

Japan and America’s Differing Views of the End of World War II







US President Obama’s recent visit to Hiroshima is not being used to “repair” the narratives about World War II.
“Not a chance,” says Carol Gluck, a professor of Japanese history at Columbia University. “They will not revisit history, they will not talk about President Truman, they will not talk about the decision to surrender.”
Some have suggest that reason the US president will not be apologizing for the atomic bombs dropped on Japan may be to avoid political attacks on both leaders. Obama gives an additional reason why he will not apologize, saying: