U.S. Effort to Rein in Japan

U.S. Effort to Rein in Japan

On January 16, 2014, the U.S. Senate passed the 2014 budget bill passed by the House on previous day. While the bill is significant for President Obama in an effort to avoid another fiscal fight with the U.S. Republican party, the U.S. Congress led by Rep. Mike Honda inserted the language calling for the Secretary […]

Japan Executions Seem Excessive?

Japan Executions Seem Excessive?

Japan’s secret executions seem to be a bit excessive, considering the speed in which they were carried out. Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, came under criticism by Amnesty and the European Union for these recent executions, reported The Guardian. A total of eight people have been executed by hanging since Abe took office. This was […]