After reading the introduction of the English translation of Japan That Can Say No, I would like to point out that it is too bad that the CIA didn't translate the other two, Japan Can Still Say No and Japan Absolutely Say No. The first book is just a tip of the iceberg which the Americans can only see their discussions on US-Japanese business and trade. Net viewers missed the pleasure and opportunity to read the authors' other outrageous opinions on society, history and politics.
The following are some hightlights from the two books which viewers, especially American viewers, may find "interesting" (The translations are from Chinese).
In Japan Can Still Say No, Ishihara Shintaro recalled with obvious enthusiasm a conversation with someone who was responsible for planning the sneak attack on Pearl Habour. Ishihara Shintaro was told that the Japanese planned something more after the attack:
"After destroying the Pearl Habour, we will send another fleet to attack Midway on the way back to destroy American navy in the Pacific. The transport ships will then carry the army to land on California to occupy the west coast. There are many military industry in the west coast at that time including Boeing company. The army will move east and position along the Rocky Mountain to fight the enemy. On the other hand, there are American colored peoples: Japanese, Mexican, Chinese, and Indians in the west coast especially in California. They will be provoked to seek independence and will be trained to fight. We will let them fly captured American war planes to bomb the eastern part of America."
As for the co-author of the other two volumes Prof. Watanabe Shoichi, his opinions can be found in "U.S. Should Apologize to Japan"".
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