Kyuma Resigns Over A-Bomb Remarks

Kyuma Resigns

I had posted the article below on Defense Minister Fumio Kyuma earlier today thinking I had some time for you all to read it but apparently not.

Defense Minister Fumio Kyuma resigned Tuesday to take responsibility for controversial remarks he made over the weekend that were interpreted as justifying the U.S. atomic bombings of Japan in 1945.
-Japan Times

This comes as a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who is gearing up for the July 29th House of Councilors election. Japan’s government could see a political musical chairs occurring soon due to Abe’s recent comfort women issue and his attempt to rewrite the history of Okinawa’s military involvement in World War II.

Goodbye to bad apples.

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2 Comments on “Kyuma Resigns Over A-Bomb Remarks”

  1. iankenshi Says:

    I read about this on Japundit earlier, but this is pretty messed up. Why would Kyuma say something so stupid? Ass kissing America or just taking the “shikata ga nai” mentality a little too far?

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