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The Prime Minister, The Past, The War, The Shrine and What Is Said In The Unsaid

“The only way to end the controversy is to impose a moratorium on visits to Yasukuni by any serving Cabinet ministers. Officials should honor Japan’s war dead at the official…

Yasukuni Shrine: The Nation’s Pacifying Shrine That Angers Other Nations

Yasukuni Shrine. 靖国神社. 靖 (Yasu) means "peaceful" "国" (Kuni) means "Nation". "神社" (Jinja) means "Shrine." The Shrine of The Peaceful Nation. And it's true, Japan is now a peaceful nation,…