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Japan's Daunting Challenge

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

Japan, LLP

Tokyo has by turns been seen as a promising newcomer, an evil enemy, a dedicated junior partner, a serious economic and technological threat, and now a strategic disappointment. This attitude is detrimental to Washington and Tokyo alike.

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Japan's Nuclear Muddle

The recent elections didn't address the island nation's energy crisis.

A New Agenda for Japan

The new prime minister will not have long to show the people that he has the answers.

Does Japan Have a Strategy?

Beneath public disagreements over nuclear policy and handling the Senkaku dispute, Tokyo has a bipartisan consensus on Japan's future.

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April 21, 2014