Battle-Ready Japan?

Posted On: Sep 25, 2020   |   Posted By: Foreign Affairs

Much of the alarmism over Japan's new national security tilt is misplaced. A balanced interpretation must not dwell only on Abe's personal views - and his recent unhelpful visit to Yasukuni Shrine - but also take into account what policies the country needs to be the United States' prime ally in the region.

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