On this past Monday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan announced that he will be visiting Pearl Harbor during a trip to Hawaii this upcoming December. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be the first leader from Japan to visit Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor is the site of Japans attack 75 years ago on the United States. This attack killed over 2,000 Americans, and a day we have not forgotten as a country. Pearl Harbor was the greatest terror attack on the US up until 9/11. During WWII, the US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese town, Hiroshima. Many presidents have visited Hiroshima, though President Obama was the first sitting president to do so (others did so before or after their presidency). I find this move by the Japanese Minister to be very honorable, and continues to show that we have a strong and humble relationship with Japan. How do you believe this relationship will change with the next president, Donald Trump? Or do you feel it will stay the same, and continue to grow?
You can read this article online here, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/05/world/asia/shinzo-abe-pearl-harbor-japan.html?_r=0