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Shukan Bunshun, "The Reasons Why the Senkaku Islands are Japan Territory"

Shukan Bunshun, “The Reasons Why the Senkaku Islands are Japan Territory”

A translation of an article in the Shukan Bunshun reflects upon the Japanese perspective on the Senkaku island dispute and China's rise.

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China, Korea, and Noda

China, Korea, and Noda

The temperature was turned up a little in diplomatic relations between China, Korea and Japan on the election of new Prime Minister Noda Yoshihiko earlier this week, with both Chinese and Korean media and government sources questioning the suitability of Noda’s thoughts on historical issues. The first thing that needs to be said is that...

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News of the Obvious: Japan to Defend Itself if Invaded

News of the Obvious: Japan to Defend Itself if Invaded

Chief Cabinet Secretary Edano has stated that Japan will defend the Senkaku islands if they are invaded.

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Biggest Threat to South Korea According to Korean Teenagers: Japan

Biggest Threat to South Korea According to Korean Teenagers: Japan

A survey of Korean middle and high school students finds 44.5% consider Japan the biggest threat to South Korea. Are the results the effect of politicized education?

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