The minutes of the targeting committee show that three factors were considered in selecting the targets:

  1. They be important targets in a large urban area of more than three miles in
This stupid rumor keeps on running wild. Bourdain, nice guy as he may be, describes, in exaggerated terms, the bad old days in New York City. Which, with its heavily mob/teamster/union extortion
(ETA more than a year after I originally answered this: A big factor in why emigration in general from Japan dropped off is that the government assisted emigration,which started in 1907, stopped

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