Rumblings from both the East and West relative to a resurgence of Japanese millenarianism are once again vogue. It is difficult for some to believe that the Japanese are truly pacifists and that Japan has accepted the maximum application of her capabilities to a peaceful program of economic growth as the best course of action in to day's world.
Connell, Lewis E.
"Economic Imperatives Influencing Japan's Military Force Levels,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 24
, Article 4.
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