Japan’s dilemma: getting entangled in being a victim and victimizer
Updated: 2009-10-21 14:44

A conversation with Japanese writer and commentator Kato Yoshikazu on his 6-year observation here in Beijing on the ups and downs of Sino-Japan relations and the way how both nations look at history, where the divergence originates.“It’s hard for the Japanese to face up to history properly because they have a hard-to-swallow history of being the victim as well as the victimizer during the war.”

Video by Xu Yang, script by Zhang Xin