Society

Korea and Our Asia Policy

On January 30, 1995, in response to a question in a Diet committee,Japanese Prime Minister Murayama Tomiichi* said that Japan is partlyresponsible for the division of the Korean peninsula after World WarII.

Chalmers Johnson

On Letting Go

As virtually all the readers of this magazine will agree, the Cold War was a conflict of monumental importance.

Owen Harries

Look, No Tocqueville

Michael Lind's first book is the "first manifesto" of a "real, not merely metaphorical revolution in politics and society" leading to a new America to be known as Trans-America.

The Smithsonian and the Enola Gay

Not since 1855 has the Smithsonian been riven by a controversy to equal that precipitated by the proposed Enola Gay exhibit.

Wilcomb E. Washburn

Love in a Cold War Climate

The name Aino Kuusinen is all but unknown in the United States. This is unfortunate, for the life story of this undercover agent--a highly attractive, intelligent, and courageous woman, who spoke her English with an American accent--is a parable t

Peter Day

The Cuba In Our Mind

Castro has never seemed more firmly ensconced in power. Those who have been bold enough over the years to declare themselves his enemies are now dead, in exile, in jail, or cowering in fear of arrest.

Mark Falcoff

Bernadotte and Shamir

Marton's qualifications to write a book about the Middle East are slightly higher than Bernadotte's were to make peace there, but in the end it comes to the same: two boy scouts setting up pup-tents in minefields.

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