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Japanese public opinion and the War on Terrorism

Japanese public opinion and the War on Terrorism

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Japan -- Public opinion,
  • Public opinion -- Japan,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Public opinion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-258) and index.

    Statementedited by Robert D. Eldridge and Paul Midford.
    SeriesPalgrave Macmillan series in international political communication
    ContributionsEldridge, Robert D., Midford, Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.J32 J37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 265 p. :
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22678341M
    ISBN 100230606431
    ISBN 109780230606432
    LC Control Number2007051216

    Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel). The terms "terrorist" and "terrorism" originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century but . Online version (University of Wisconsin) Online version + (U.S. State Department) (includes some earlier volumes) "presents the official documentary historical record of major foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity of .

    Bin Laden is at war with the United States, but his is a political war, justified by his own understanding of Islam, directed at the symbols and institutions of American political power.2 The above intuitive analysis--suggesting that American wealth, freedoms, and culture are not the root cause of anti-U.S. terrorism--seem to be confirmed by File Size: 57KB. South Korea and Japan, two of America’s closest allies, are tumbling into a dangerous economic-diplomatic war over a South Korean Supreme Court decision that ordered Japanese corporations to compensate Korean forced-labor victims from World War II. At the heart of the dispute is a legal disagreement over a treaty that triggers centuries of bad blood and spiritual animosity .

    Confronted by anti-Oriental public opinion, and the demand by organized labor to exclude the Japanese, West Coast politicians reacted accordingly. Prior to only those individuals who were “free, white and twenty-one” were able to become American citizens. In Americans of African nativity gained the right to citizenship. Japanese Empire in the Second World War and to the lasting bilateral alliance that followed. As the US Army chief of military history wrote in his foreword to the book, the history of the MIS in World War II suggests lessons for Washing-ton in the “sustained struggle ahead” in the Global War on Terrorism.


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Japanese public opinion and the War on Terrorism Download PDF EPUB FB2

Japan might not be a perfect democracy, but in the area of defense policy, general public opinion matters a lot. This book provides a broad overview of how Japanese public opinion has influenced government decision in the so-called "war on terrorism" since 9//5(1). In this volume the contributors argue that the events of and the subsequent "war on terrorism" have had big implications for Japan.

These events have called into question the assumptions and limits of Japan's war-renouncing constitution. "Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism examines the effect the Septemterrorist attacks on the United States had on one of America's most important ally, Japan, as it struggles to define a post-Cold War role for itself in international security affairs.

His books include Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism: Implications for Japan's Security Strategy. "This book is an important textbook not just for students and scholars in international relations, political science, and Asian studies, but for policy makers in Japan and the United States as well.

Get this from a library. Japanese public opinion and the war on terrorism. [Robert D Eldridge; Paul Midford;] -- In this volume the contributors argue that the events of and the subsequent "war on terrorism" have had big implications for Japan.

These events have called into question the assumptions and. One exception is Paul Midford, Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism: Implications for Japan’s Security Strategy, Policy Study #27 (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center Washington office, ). Google ScholarCited by: 2. In this book, Paul Midford engages claims that since 9/11 Japanese public opinion has turned sharply away from pacifism and toward supporting normalization of Japan's military power, in which Japanese troops would fight alongside their American counterparts in.

() Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN Part of book/report. Midford, Paul. () Abe's pro-active pacifism and values diplomacy: implications for EU-Japan political and security cooperation. The EU-Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China, the crisis of liberalism.

Midford, Paul. Ebook > Social Sciences > Politics > Political System > R. Eldridge: Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism (PDF) R. Eldridge Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism.

Support. Adobe DRM ( / – 1 customer ratings). In this book, Paul Midford engages claims that since 9/11 Japanese public opinion has turned sharply away from pacifism and toward supporting normalization of Japan's military power, in which Japanese troops would fight alongside their American counterparts in various conflicts worldwide.

Midford argues that Japanese public opinion has never embraced pacifism. Still, while a large majority of Japanese public opinion is sympathetic to the American-led war against terrorism, recent polls show.

Supporters of the bombings have argued the Japanese government had promulgated a National Mobilization Law and waged total war, ordering many civilians (including women, children, and old people) to work in factories and other infrastructure attached to the war effort and to fight against any invading force.

Unlike the United States and Nazi Germany, over 90% of the Japanese. Systematic polling of public opinion did not begin until the mids, so no poll of the public's support for World War I was taken during the war.

But a Gallup poll conducted just after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor found that only 21% of Americans felt it was a mistake for the United States "to enter the last war ()," while 62%. Reacting to media reports on anti-Japanese demonstrations in China, those who hold unfavorable feelings toward China have surged to over 70%.

At the same time, a March public opinion poll conducted by the foreign ministry found that 78% of the respondents saw the need to improve relations with China. GALLUP NEWS SERVICE. TOKYO, JAPAN -- A Gallup Japan public opinion poll shows that the Japanese people doubt a nuclear war is likely within the next decade, as well as downplay the chances that Japan might be the target of nuclear attack by some country.

The government and various agencies that are engaged in reacting to some terrorist acts are recommended to weigh all pros and cons of the use of media in combating terrorism. This should be based on a thorough study analyzing the interaction of media and terrorism.

This is likely to be highly beneficial for the Global War on Terrorism. An enlightening elucidation of Japanese brutality in World War II, this book is an honest look at an unexplored facet of the inhumane war crimes of this era.

The war crimes trials at Nuremberg and Tokyo meted out the Allies' official justice; Lord Russell of Liverpool's sensational bestselling books on the Axis' war crimes decided the public's. Psychological warfare (PSYWAR), or the basic aspects of modern psychological operations (PSYOP), have been known by many other names or terms, including MISO, Psy Ops, political warfare, "Hearts and Minds", and propaganda.

The term is used "to denote any action which is practiced mainly by psychological methods with the aim of evoking a planned psychological. War and terrorism serve several important functions. For example, they increase social solidarity as a society unites to defeat a perceived enemy.

Some wars have also helped preserve freedom and democracy. Conflict theory. War and militarism primarily advance the interests of the military-industrial complex and take billions of dollars from. This is a slightly edited version of the Dianoia / IRCI Public Lecture on “Religion, War and Terrorism” presented by Professor Coady at the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, on.

He predicted "a groundswell of public opinion" might lead to Arab-Americans placed in internment camps, as happened to Japanese-Americans during World War II. Kirsanow, former head of the Center for New Black Leadership, explained that he personally did not support such camps and was merely speculating.

Japanese Intelligence in World War II, Stephen C. Mercado. The old Italian complaint concerning the near impossibility of faithfully translating form and content from one language to another, traduttore, traditore (translator, traitor), comes to mind in reading Japanese Intelligence in World War II.

Kotani Ken, an intelligence expert at the Japanese Ministry of. Loosely defined, terrorism is the use of violence to further a political or ideological goal at the expense of the general population.

Terrorism can take multiple forms and have many causes, often more than one. An attack can be rooted in religious, social, or political conflicts such as when one community is oppressed by another.