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China’s Clickbait Nationalism

Sensational headlines, misleading translations -- it’s how Chinese state media keeps its citizens angry at Japan.

Passport

Shinzo Abe Uses Paper Cutouts to Sell His Security Reforms on Japanese TV

The Japanese leader tries to sell a skeptical public on a more aggressive defense posture.

Shadow Government

Why Asia Should Fear the ‘Persian Pivot’

Our friends in Asia worry that the Iran deal could set the stage for a similar pact with China.

Interview

‘Japan Alone Cannot Guard or Sustain Peace’

Foreign Policy talks to Japan’s former defense minister about reinterpreting the country's constitution to counter China’s peaceful rise.

Report

Why Putin Is Squaring Off With Tokyo

Japan wants to end a decades-long fight with Russia over control of the Kuril Islands. But a paranoid Kremlin is doubling down instead.

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