Is There a “Just Cause” for Invasion? An Analysis of Japan’s Reflection on the Second Sino-Japanese War

Every August, bell ringing ceremonies are held in Nagasaki and Hiroshima, commemorating the victims of the atomic bombs. Disputes over Japan’s actions never stopped. People often compare how Germany and Japan address their World War II crimes, praising one, and criticizing the other. However, are there some subtle, deeply hidden historical complexity and cultural values that require us to carefully examine?
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The Man Who Triggered the War
In 1931, Japanese general Kanji Ishiwara instigated the Mukden Incident. This ignited the Second Sino-Japanese War. It was also one of the origins of the Second World War that took place eight years later.