Saturday, March 20, 2010

Instability in 1960s made secret pacts with U.S. necessary: expert

The president of the U.S.-Japan Foundation, George Packard, argued that Japan needed to keep its nuclear agreements with America secret during the 60s. At that time, there was a strong anti-nuclear sentiment running through Japan. Had the Japanese public known of the existence of those agreements, they may become very angry and there may have been an uprising.

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