SoUnProfessional t1_ixlfr1p wrote

And it also doubles as a political tool for autocrats to unite their population and do bad things to other countries and get away with it.

No doubt Japan did horrible things during WW2.


SoUnProfessional t1_ixl3aki wrote

Japan is an easy political target due to WW2. They don’t have a choice but to prepare.

All the neighboring countries pick on them - China with their incursion into Japanese waters North Korea fires missiles at them, kidnapped their citizens.