Abe expresses ‘grief’ for war, but says Japan can’t apologize forever

This Is Not The Way To Mend Fences UPDATE

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan just can’t get it right. When you apologize, you apologize. Weasel words are not allowed. But that’s not what’s in the statement Abe is going to read on the 70th Anniversary of the end of WW II. After months of calculation and consultation, Japanese …