claimed belief in Shintoism, or *ethnic* Japanese ancestry, were requirements for citizenship in Japan. Neither is the case; for instance, there are vibrant communities of many religions (including Judaism and atheism) in Japan. Get your own country fixed before you start insulting others. Come to think of it, that's really the nub of the problem here, isn't it?
Death toll from car bombs in Iraq rises to 56 (AP)
from the article: Missing the forest