Sat Oct 18, 2014 10:17AM GMT
A British academic says Japan is still controlled by the United States, with Tokyo acting as an agent of US aggression.
Rodney Shakespeare told Press TV in an interview Friday, “Japan should look at where its long-term interests are and its long-term interests are in having a peaceful relationship with China and Korea and not being a tool of American aggression.”
“Unfortunately Japan is still controlled by the USA and sees its duty to act as an agent of American aggression.”
A group of 110 Japanese parliamentarians on Friday paid homage to the Yasukuni Shrine, which honors some 2.5 million people who died in World War II and other conflicts.
The war shrine is controversial as former Japanese military leaders, including 14 top war criminals who orchestrated mass atrocities in China and other areas, are…
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