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Japan: Sri Lanka, Somalia, us? The government?

Ryutaro Yanagawa (柳川龍太郎) in his podcast program Nekura Nomikon Onvoice (ネクラのみ来ん on voice) [ja] reflects upon issues related to Japanese foreign politics. In the last episode, the podcaster invites us to not forget those areas of the world, such as Darfur or Sri Lanka, that too rarely are the centre of media attention. He also expresses worry over the role of Japan abroad, particularly in Somalia, where recently the Maritime Self-Defence Forces (自衛隊, Jieitai) have been dispatched to collaborate in an anti-piracy mission.

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  • Do you can compare the Darfur with Srilanka. ?
    Srilanka situation is several times better than Darfur.?

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