Japan and the Japanese public are often portrayed as being admirers of the culture of the United States. But within living memory the two countries were involved in a brutal war, which culminated in conventional and nuclear bombings targeting Japan's citizenry and devastating their country. In Japan's case, how did a societal contempt sufficient to wage and sustain total war turn, in such a short time, into a societal affinity sufficient for some to embrace many parts of the culture of the nation that had dealt them destruction on such a massive scale? [more inside]
Do fascists and/or nationalists believe in justice? [more inside]
In what way(s) might the United States cease to be, how likely are those scenarios, and what would happen as a result? [more inside]
How destructive are current U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals relative to their maximum levels? [more inside]
What sort of guns (by model) were issued to United States soldiers in the first world war? Smaller guns in particular.