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Japan & the war: update

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A huge majority of Japanese is against the war in Iraq:

Nearly 80% of Japanese people Kyodo News surveyed across the nation expressed opposition to the war in Iraq, with 68% saying they are against Tokyo's support for the U.S.-led military campaign, according to the poll released Saturday. According to the survey of a total of 100 people 窶 50 men and 50 women 窶 in all Japan's 47 prefectures, 78 said they oppose the U.S.-led action in Iraq, most saying they are unconditionally against war.

=> http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=1&id=254732&display=all

There are still 36 Japanese peace activists and "human shields" in Iraq

=> http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=1&id=254773

=> http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=1&id=254722

Why Koizumi has to swing the hatchet

=> http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=kuchikomi&id=240
 
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