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Asia's Looming Power Shift

The choices of China, India and Japan will define Asia's future. Their lack of unity and diversity of weaknesses will leave big problems unaddressed.

When Camelot Went to Japan

RFK's public-diplomacy trip turned the relationship around.

Japan's Daunting Challenge

Shinzo Abe might turn Japan into an isolated, aging, indebted fortress.

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Stand Firm in the East China Sea

As tensions drag on between Japan and China over disputed islands, America must support its longtime ally—or else.

A Coming Japan-China Rapprochement?

There are bumps ahead, but things can improve soon.

Japan's Self-Inflicted Wounds

Impolitic remarks by nationalist politicians harm Tokyo's standing in the region.

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April 16, 2014