« Though initially rejected in Japan, Nitobe’s ideology – the 20th century construct called bushido – would be embraced by a government driven war machine. Thanks to its empowering vision of the past, the extreme nationalist movement embraced bushido, exploiting Nitobe’s book, ‘The Soul of Japan’ to pave Japan’s way to fascism in the buildup to World War II. »
Étiqueté : WW2
« DECLASSIFIED American government documents show that the US intelligence community ran a campaign in the Fifties and Sixties to build momentum for a united Europe. It funded and directed the European federalist movement. »
Myth: The US was forced to declare war on Japan after a totally unexpected Japanese attack on the American naval base in Hawaii on December 7, 1941.
By Jacques R. Pauwels, historian, political scientist, author of The Myth of the Good War: America in the Second World War (James Lorimer, Toronto, 2002). Together with personalities like Ramsey Clark, Michael Parenti, William Blum, Robert Weil, Michel Collon, Peter Franssen and many others, he signed “The International Appeal against US-War”.