Backlash in Japan – by Suvendrini Kakuchi

Nobutaka Watanabe, one of the Japanese in Iraq who was kidnapped, is suing the Japanese government because he claimed that his kidnappers were angered by Prime Minister Koizumi sending Japanese troops to Iraq. My guess, the court will let him spin his wheels for months, and tell him in the decision that his case was never really being given any consideration. He may appeal, but the story will always be the same.

Backlash in Japan – by Suvendrini Kakuchi


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