The Japanese people should ask themselves why their national flag is being torched with greater frequency than the Stars and Stripes or the Union Jack [Nov. 29]. Like most Chinese whose grandparents bore the brunt of Japanese aggression, I am sickened by half-hearted and insincere "apologies" framed in the language of "regret" and compensation called "economic aid." I am also outraged by constant denials by the Japanese government on topics ranging from the biological-weapons program to comfort women, and I am disgusted by the deliberate omission or glorification of the war in Japanese history books. Therefore, every visit by Japanese leaders...

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