Japanese-American Wartime Interactions.

Position:Letter to the editor


Japanese-American Wartime Interactions

www.unc.edu/depts/diplomat/item/2007/1012/stra/straus_j apanese.html


Samantha West

This was a good recounting of Japanese POW's during WWII. However, the subtitle was provocative, and then Straus failed to support his statement "a model not followed in Iraq" with anything other than hearsay.

I believe his subtitle was simply a way to interject his dislike of the Bush administration into what would have otherwise been a good article. It paved the way for him to write the one and only paragraph that had anything to do with Iraq; a paragraph that was nothing more than an opinion.

"Similarly, Americans captured large numbers of Iraqis initially and in the current period...

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