An interactive and taboo-free journalism based in Japan
|Welcome to TokyoFreePress||Wednesday, March 01 2017 @ 01:45 AM JST|
International - General (47/0)
China - General (14/0)
Japan - General (157/0)
Koreas - General (1/0)
USA - General (21/0)
Corp Redundancies (6/0)
Corp Scandals (2/0)
Crimes - Juvenile (2/0)
Crimes - Other (6/0)
English Education (4/0)
Education - Other (3/0)
Income Redistribution (0/0)
Medicine and Psychiatry (2/0)
Music and Art (3/0)
Polity and System (28/0)
Prefectural Governors (5/0)
Science and Technology (11/0)
Slavery and Abuse (5/0)
United Nations (5/0)
W-blowers' BB (4/0)
Japanese Essays (4/0)
PollHow do you evaluate this website? 277 votes | 0 comments
STORIESNo new stories
COMMENTS last 2 daysNo new comments
TRACKBACKS last 2 daysNo new trackback comments
LINKS last 2 weeksNo recent new links
Do you have a question,comment,suggestion or news tip to pass along to TokyoFreePress?please click here
If you want us to create a new account for you,please click here
If you forgot the password you have acquired before, please e-mail us from the CONTACT US column above.
Links to videos on other sites
WSJ What's News - US
TFP's RSSwe also provide our latest news rss as live book mark, but if your browser doesn't support it, then use this instead
- Author of "Say Good-bye to Zombies"
TokyoFreePress Gets Plugged on Forbes.com
On the eve of yet another rigged election for the House of Representatives, Gordon G. Chang, my long-time mentor, contributed a piece entitled Alliance in Peril to Forbes.com., in which TokyoFreePress gets plugged, though briefly.
In the fall of 2005, the LDP won a landslide victory. That means this time around it's DPJ's turn to win. You don't even have to look at the results tomorrow evening. This is just a ritual. Nothing will change. So the American people don't have to worry too much that the strategic alliance between Japan and the U.S. can be endangered if the DPJ captures power as was predetermined.
I have difficulty understanding why so many Americans think they should still uphold the obsolete arrangement signed by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower and an undercover CIA agent Nobusuke Kishi a little before the Berlin Wall was erected. This is where Gordon and I have been divided over the issue with the security treaty.
However, I really felt grateful and honored to be quoted on Forbes despite the perception gap between us because this will certainly boost TokyoFreePress's exposure to the American people.
Don't take me wrong - as I told him a couple of days ago, I would have nothing against an ad hoc alliance to flexibly deal with a specific situation. What I find outrageous is the "Till death do us part" sort of mindset.
Once again let me express heartfelt thanks, Gordon.
Posted by Yuichi Yamamoto on August 29, 2009
| Copyright © 2017 TokyoFreePress
All trademarks and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective owners.