By: Bob McCarty
Bob McCarty Writes
Should Japan replace the “secret weapon” that has protected the East Asian nation for more than 60 years with nuclear weapons? That’s the question many people are asking in the wake of North Korea detonating a nuclear weapon and firing missiles earlier this week.
In the video above, Charles Krauthammer tells a Fox News Channel audience, “We need a nuclear Japan.” Like many in Japan, it appears as if the syndicated columnist has lost confidence in the “secret weapon” that is said to have protected “The Land of the Rising Sun” since the bombing of Nagasaki almost 64 years ago. That secret weapon became the subject of a 2007 movie, “Big Man Japan,” a clip of which appears below: