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CSPAN
Dec 25, 2013 10:45am EST
. the abcd, my country were involved in this, america, britain -- >> china. >> and the netherlands. and that japan had a perfect right to dissent its interests in east asia and that included its presence in china and someone, and that they were surrounded by western powers who didn't want japan to have its moment in the sun. and so they were driven by economic boycotts and that kind of thing. they had no more choice. they had to do it. and then, of course, we can also talk about that, the americans -- this is the myth again, the americans forced their hand spent right. the abcd encirclement is a somewhat classic explanation for many of the regions. i think kaiser germany world war i, they complained about encirclement very much. i think that was very much on the japanese might as well. the fact that the wartime government made use of that narrative, told you, gave a speech on the day of the pearl harbor attack that japan was reluctantly going -- [inaudible] >> who was a prime minister. japan entered the war, reluctantly, despite all the nation's past efforts of trying to achieve pe
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2014 1:15pm EST
, america, britain, china and the netherlands, japan has a perfect right to defend its interests in east asia and that includes china and sell lawn and surrounded by western powers that didn't want japan to have its moments in the sun so they were driven by economic boycotts and that kind of thing. we could also talk about that, the americans, the americans forced their hand. >> the encirclement from a classic explanation for many of the region's, germany and world war i, if that was very much on the japanese mind as well. the fact that low wartime government may use of that narrative told you -- a speech on the day of the pearl harbor attack that japan was reluctantly -- prime minister tojo, japan into the war reluctantly despite the nation's past efforts at trying to achieve peace, the concept that the japanese were taken by but in this end and in effect abused, was quite useful at the time as well and useful to make some cells believe they were fighting for the right cause too. that narrative was quite strong and who would want to die for the wrong cause? you want to believe that, if
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2016 4:00pm EST
, britain -- eri hotta: china. ian buruma: china and the netherlands. japan asserts its right to defend its interests in east asia, and that included spreading into china and so on, and they were surrounded by western powers who did not want japan to have its moment in the sun. they were drifting with economic boycotts and that sort of thing. they had no sort of choice. they had to do it. you can also talk about that. the americans -- this is the myth again -- the americans forced their hand by the famous [indiscernible] abc, thereright, the is sort of a classic explanation for many of the more origins there. i think heiser germany, they complained about encirclement, and that was very much on the japanese mind as well. the fact that the wartime government made use of that the prime minister gave a speech on the day of the pearl harbor attack that japan was reluctant. eri hotta: -- ian buruma: the prime minister. eri hotta: he was. japan entered the war. reluctantly despite all the nation's past efforts of trying to achieve peace in east asia. it went hand-in-hand with this larger regio
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2014 12:30am EST
countrymen were involved in this, america, britain, -- >> china -- >> chinese and netherlands, and that japan had the perfect right to defend its interests in asia, and interests in china, and they were surrounded by western powers who didn't want japan to have its moment in the sun. so they were driven by economic boycotts and that kind of thing. they had to do it. and then, of course, we can also talk about that. the americans kind of -- this is the myth-again -- the americans forced their hand. >> the a.b.c.d. -- a class explanation for many of the origins, kaiser's germany, world war i, complained about it very much and that was very much on the japanese mind as well. the fact that the wartime government made use of that narrative -- tojo in fact gave a speech on the day of the pearl harbor attack that japan -- >> the prime minister. >> prime minister. japan entered the world war reluctantly despite all the nation's past efforts at trying to achieve peace in east asia. went hand in hand with this larger regional asia peace, the concept that japanese were taken by that sort of in the
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2013 1:00pm EST
is japan was forced into attacking pearl harbor because america and britain and china and the netherlands were involved and japan had a perfect right to defend their rights in asia. and they were driven by economy boycots and those things. they had to do it. and we can talk about the americans, this is the myth, the americans forced their hands by the holt. >> that is sort of the classic war origin and i think in world war 1 they complained about in circlement as well. the war time government made use of the narrative and that fact told you there was a speech on a day of a pearl harbor attack that japan endered the war reluctantly despite all of the nations past efforts of trying to get peace in asia. and the concept that japanese were taken by and abused in the end. but it was useful at the time. and useful to make themselves believe they were fighting for the right cause. so i think that narrative was strong. and who would want to die for the wrong cause? you want to believe that. if you are ordinary citizens without much access to real information about the china rule or ja
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