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Why Japan Still Needs Humble Statesmen >>
It is crucial for Japan's leader to win the trust of her neighbours. Prime Minister Kishi visited nine Asian- Pacific nations in 1957 to apologise for Japan's actions during the War.
China Woos a Japanese Heart >>
Kato is now a second year student in International Relations at Beijing University. He is also a part-time Japanese teacher at a local high school and President of Beijing University’s Japanese Students Association (BUJSA).
Hugh Williams at the Renewal Arts Forum in Caux, Switzerland >>
The Kutlacas play the harpsichord in turns—Frescobaldi, Scarlatti, Couperin—then they play together, three hands. Maja says she is lucky—she only has to use her right hand.
Middle East Peace Initiative >>
Frédéric Chavanne reports on a meeting of people from one of Africa’s most turbulent regions.
Forgiveness Out of Suffering >>
The last words of Wim Lindeijer's mother led him to seek reconciliation with the Japanese. He tells his story to Michael Henderson.
One Last Great Service to Their Country >>
Mary Lean meets the British World War II veterans who are calling for reconciliation with Japan.
The Struggle to Ban a Diabolical Weapon >>
Yukihisa Fujita is a Member of the Japanese House of Representatives and the Deputy Director General of the Democratic Party of Japan's Global Citizens' Bureau.
Freeing the Future From the Grip of the Past >>
Caux's history made it the ideal place for a high-level symposium on reconciliation. Mary Lean reports.
When the Hating Has to Stop >>
'The Railway Man by Eric Lomax, Cape £15.99; paperback Vintage £6.99
Japan's Turn to Be Generous >>
Because Japan has thought only about her own peace, values such as freedom, justice and order, which can be shared with other countries, have become secondary.