Chinese demonstrators at the Marco Polo Bridge mark an anniversary of the 1937 clash with Japanese troops. Photo: Reuters
Rana Mitter
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Rana Mitter

After 80 years, China should not forget its war with Japan, but remember it’s over

On the anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge incident, China is still thinking about the legacy of the war, as it should. But Japan is no longer the Empire of Japan, and progress requires moving beyond painful memories

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Chinese demonstrators at the Marco Polo Bridge mark an anniversary of the 1937 clash with Japanese troops. Photo: Reuters
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