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Land of the Rising Grandson

Can Shinzo Abe convince Japan’s voters that the path to future glory lies in the imperial past?

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Japan Has Enough Plutonium to Make Thousands of Nukes

Tokyo doesn't want the bomb, but it doesn't know what to do with the fuel stockpile.

Passport

Shinzo Abe and Xi Jinping Shared a Really Awkward Handshake in Beijing

Locked in a territorial dispute over a set of obscure -- if strategically important -- rocks in the South China Sea, Japan and China have ...

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Xi’s in the Money

Asian countries are wary about Beijing's growing power, and happy that America has made a forceful stand in the region. But China still brings home the bacon.

The Cable

A Top Japanese General on ISIS: ‘Terrorism Is Never Tolerated’

Japan isn't the first country that comes to mind when discussing the growing phenomenon of foreign fighters flocking to Syria to join the Islamic State ...

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How Do You Say ‘Kingslayer’ in Japanese?

Meet the man who could unseat Shinzo Abe in the next election.

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