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[Bloomberg column] Right-Wing Japan Relives 19th Century

<Quote> [Bloomberg] Japan’s leaders just can’t seem to put the 19th century behind them. It may be 2012, and the world surrounding this island nation of 126 million is changing

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[Breaking news] 3 Chinese patrol ships are “invading Japanese territory” of Senkaku / Diaoyu

The Maritime Safety Agency announced three Chinese patrol ships are entering the sea area where Japan claims to be Japanese territory. It’s around Minamikojima of Senkaku island / Diaoyu.  

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[Japan Times] Zhou Enlai shelved Senkaku issue at ’72 talks

<Quote> [The Japan Times] SHANGHAI — When Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka raised the Senkaku Islands issue in negotiations with China 40 years ago on normalizing diplomatic relations, Chinese Premier Zhou

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[Japan Today] Low-key 40th anniversary of Japan-China ties

<Quote> [Japan Today] TOKYO — China and Japan on Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic ties, but no major celebrations were likely with relations at historic

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[Japan Today] Japan ‘stole’ our islands, Chinese foreign minister tells U.N.

<Quote> [Japan Today] UNITED NATIONS — China’s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sparked angry exchanges with Japanese diplomats at the United Nations on Thursday by accusing Japan of stealing disputed islands.

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[Japan Today] Bullet from ‘Yoshihiko Noda’ sent to Chinese embassy

<Quote> [Japan Today] TOKYO — The Chinese embassy in Tokyo has received a bullet in the post, with the sender giving their name as the Japanese prime minister, police and

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[New York Times] Former Prime Minister in Japan Elected to Lead Opposition Party

<Quote> [The New York Times] TOKYO — Shinzo Abe, a nationalist former prime minister, was elected to lead Japan’s main opposition party on Wednesday, giving him a chance of regaining

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[CNSnews] China Bristles Over U.S.-Japan Military Drills

<Quote> [CNSnews.com] (CNSNews.com) – Chinese state media criticized the United States for holding military exercises with Japan in the western Pacific, ramping up rhetoric over a territorial spat with Japan.

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[WSJ] U.S., Japan Train for Island Defense

<Quote> [The wall street journal] GUAM—Japan’s military is sharpening its skills at defending remote islands with the help of U.S. troops, as Tokyo faces an increasingly contentious dispute with China.

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[Washington post] Japan shifts to the right

<Quote> [The Washington Post] With China’s rise, Japan shifts to the right TOKYO — Japan is in the midst of a gradual but significant shift to the right, acting more