(redirected from militarist)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Whoever becomes Japan's prime minister, the trilateral relationship in Northeast Asia along with China will not improve much unless the Japanese leaders drop the ''Yasukuni ideology'' of rationalizing and justifying their militarist past.
Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao, describing it 'as an unjustifiable recourse to fascistic and militarist methods for dealing with social unrest in our society.
Paying homage at the private Shinto shrine is also intrinsically a sacrilegious act as militarists convicted of war crimes are among the souls enshrined.
Cosa also strongly believes that while the socioeconomic roots of illegal drug business continue to proliferate, and the decadent culture of escapism lingers, the drug menace will go on wreaking havoc despite a heightened militarist approach.
Japan's neighbors such as China and South Korea see the shrine as a symbol of Japan's militarist past as it honors 14 Class-A war criminals along with the war dead, and they see visits there by top Japanese politicians as a sign that Japan does not repent its past aggression against its Asian neighbors.
In announcing her decision to run for the Tokyo gubernatorial race, Keiko Higuchi, a professor at Tokyo Kasei University, characterized her entry in the race as ''the granny in a peace fog'' versus the ''old militarist guy.
With the Armed Forces of the Philippines notorious record of human rights abuses against civilian communities through counter-insurgency programs like Oplan Kapayapaan and its all-out war campaign, there is no doubt that the Armed Forces of the Philippines will further its militarist policies and approach in suppressing struggling communities using the mantle of the war on drugs,' she added.
Countries that were occupied by Japan before and during World War II, including China and South Korea, see the Tokyo shrine as a symbol of Japan's militarist past.
While it may provide a conducive environment for peace talks, it can be used by militarist elements in government to sabotage the peace process.
The shrine is regarded as a symbol of Japan's militarist past by Asian neighbors, particularly China and South Korea, the chief victims of Japan's aggression before and during World War II.
In addition, Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar said after the summit among ASEAN, Japan, China and South Korea on Monday that the issues linked to Japan's militarist past are ''sensitive'' and ''even countries in these parts look at these issues.
15 anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II has drawn fire from China and South Korea, which as victims of Japan's prewar and wartime aggression see the visit as an attempt to justify Japan's militarist past.