Shinzo Abe is back as prime minister, along with his special brand of Abenomics and a whole new politics of hype.
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China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington's "pivot" to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.
The rise of Japan's reactionary right suggests that the country has yet to come to terms with its actions in World War II.
Japan is on the verge of abandoning its peace constitution. But Tokyo should think twice, for the sake of Japan, the region, and the world.
Australia is the capstone of a new, U.S.-constructed security perimeter in the Pacific. As columnist Conn Hallinan explains, the target of this containment strategy is China.