You don't need to worry as long as the generation who knows what a war is at the center of politics.There's no need to discuss peace either.

Kakuei Tanaka



"However, it is very dangerous when a generation who doesn't know a war becomes the center of politics," follows it. A businessman and former Chinese ambassador, Uichiro Niwa writes that the former Prime Minister told newcomer members of the Diet like this in his recent book, "The Great Problem Of War". It is a weight of experience that shows us which line we should not cross over. These words quoted by Niwa also put on the cover of a magazine, "Mail Order Life", this spring issue.


January 25,  2018

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun