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The Apology Olympics

The Apology Olympics

Japan wants a “normal” foreign policy. Its neighbors want apologies for wartime atrocities — and an assurance that Japanese militarism is a thing of the past.

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Abe Road

Abe Road

Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s chauvinistic surge has inflicted unmistakable damage on its national brand image.

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A Brewing Storm in the Western Pacific

A Brewing Storm in the Western Pacific

A storm is brewing in the Western Pacific. As the Asia-Pacific region descends into a period of destabilizing conflict, the Philippines is quickly becoming a frontline state in the U.S. strategy to contain China—the central thrust of the Obama administration’s...

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