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Translating Japan

It took an earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster to reveal how little the West understands the land of the rising sun. (This article first appeared in the June 2011 edition of the American Conservative.) TOKYO. The art of reading between … Continue reading

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Chalmers Johnson: The passing of a true scholar

In a field known for fractiousness, Chalmers Johnson spoke with unique authority. Today we received the sad news that Chalmers Johnson, America’s greatest Japan scholar, has passed on. Although late in life he achieved considerable fame for his critique of … Continue reading

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I told you so (cont’d)

In 1999 I wrote a book that foreshadowed the collapse of America’s New Economy stock ¬†boom. I went on to publish a paperback version with a new introduction — an introduction whose prescience has also stood the test of time. … Continue reading

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Political advantage: A classic article by Pat Choate

This classic article on the Japanese trade lobby by Pat Choate, which was first published in the September-October 1990 issue of the¬†Harvard Business Review, is presented here with the permission of the author. Political Advantage: Japan’s Campaign for America By … Continue reading

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