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Opinion: Pearl Harbor attack offers leadership insights

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Note: Starting today, I will publish an article each month for the Augusta Press. These articles will appear on the first Monday of each month. So here goes with my first one. 

Tomorrow, America will mark the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, Hickam Field and a numb...

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  1. The Asia pivot of the Obama-Trump-Biden era had a precedent in the years leading up to WWII, as the United States and Japan built up their military presence in the Pacific. The United States was aiding China in the war against Japan and blockading Japan to deprive it of critical resources prior to Japan’s attack on U.S. troops and imperial territories. The militarism of the United States does not free Japan of responsibility for its own militarism, or vice versa, but the myth of the innocent bystander shockingly assaulted out of the blue is no more real than the myth of the war to save the Jews.
    https://davidswanson.org/pearl-harbor-dont-drink-the-water-or-believe-the-myths/

  2. Pearl Harbor is something Americans should always remember. In addition though we should also know what President Roosevelt’s roll was. 80 years on and some of the documents of the Roosevelt administration on Pearl Harbor are still classified. Why? Admiral Yamamoto realized immediately that Pearl Harbor was a strategic failure for Japan.

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