It is not a philosophy outsiders immediately associate with emperor-worshipping Japan: communism. In fact, today’s Communist Party of Japan has some 300,000 members and seats in the Diet. This year, the country somberly marked the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II – and it was Japan’s defeat that led to a rebirth, […]
Author Archives: Takizawa Ichirō
Takizawa Ichirō is a former professor of Japan's National Defense Academy and an expert on Russia and the Soviet Union. He did graduate work at Columbia University in New York.