March 10, 2015 – “Statement adviser to Abe: Acknowledge Japan waged ‘war of aggression’” (Japan Times)

“Shinichi Kitaoka, president of International University of Japan and an expert on Japanese diplomatic and political history, wants Abe to acknowledge what the nationalist leader apparently does not want to clearly admit in public: that Japan fought “a war of aggression” against China in the 1930s and ’40s.”