Cross-linked in each others' visions for a prosperous and peaceful Indo-Pacific, Japan also shared a role in democratic India's rise to the 5th largest economy.
Autonomy in the Pacific Islands nation is at risk as Beijing makes inroads through leveraging the Solomons’ heavy debt and striking a new “security pact.”
Taking advantage of the Islands’ poverty, China is gradually upping the ante in the maritime realm in and around Australia and New Zealand’s strategic backyard.
Beijing’s immense economic stakes in extracting hydrocarbon resources from the East China Sea are directly linked to its self-professed territorial claims.
Learning from Justice Radhabinod Pal, the WWII victors and vanquished must unite to preserve the world from the plague of China and Russia’s neocolonialism.
The deplorable attack on Rushdie is reminiscent of the fatal stabbing of Igarashi, the first translator to bring out his most famous book into Japanese.
For Pal, the participation of the US in the postwar tribunals was an attempt to manufacture a narrative that would justify continuation of imperialist policies.
He exhibited a “noble spirit of courage...during the International Military Tribunal for the Far East,” the late former prime minister Shinzo Abe had said.
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The war crimes tribunal provided nothing “other than the opportunity for the victors to retaliate,” said Justice Radhabinod Pal, the jurist from India.
International law and theory were behind the dissent of Justice Radhabinod Pal of India in the International Military Tribunal for the Far East after WWII.
Did Justice Radhabinod Pal condone the atrocities? Was he being soft on Japan? Certainly not. But he maintained that there were no legal grounds for the...