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Shinzo Abe and his struggle with Xi Jinping

6 mins | Sep 3, 2020
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Gideon Rachman: the outgoing Japanese prime minister was right to reject appeasement. "During the Xi era, it has become clear that China is intent on becoming the dominant power in Asia — and, perhaps, the world. Worryingly for any government in Tokyo, modern Chinese nationalism is suffused with anti-Japanese sentiment — dating back to Japan's invasion and brutalisation of China in the 1930s." Here, the Financial Times' Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator analyses.

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