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Japanese Emperor Akihito delivered rare public remarks Monday, Aug. 8 in a video message discussing his declining health and the future of the Imperial household. Here is the official translation of his full remarks.
Author: The Japan Times
Noah Smith, assistant professor of finance at Stony Brook University, delves into Japan’s wartime past to discuss the rationale of imperial Japan’s attacks on the United States, Great Britain, China and the Soviet Union as a way to show that both then and now, Japan struggles with disorganized leadership.
Author: New York Times
In the works since 1990 (the year after his death), the Japanese government released an official biography of Emperor Hirohito and his life leading up to, during and after World War II.