Japan at a Crossroads
The news of the Japanese parliamentary election results has been closely followed in China. That's not only because Japan is a major economic power in the region, but also because of the possible impact on bilateral ties at a time when tensions between the two countries continue to linger
A Vexing Victory

Peace, power, and politics—the three forces make for a delicate balance. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe put an exclamation point on his political comeback since resigning from the post in September 2007, leading his party to a landslide victory in Japan's upper house elections on July 22. He will become the most powerful Japanese prime minister in the last six years.

But whether his newfound power will be used to raise Japan out of its economic recession or to lash out against its neighbors has yet to be determined

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Keen for Free Trade
Cooperation and competition coexist as a China-Japan-ROK free trade area emerges
Abnormal Normalization
Japan's prime minister seeks to dismantle pacifist Constitution
Abe's Lousy Souvenir
Japanese prime minister's U.S. trip didn't go as expected due to differing demands in East Asia
The Return of Abe
As Japan undergoes a political power transition, problems remain the same
- Japan Looks to ASEAN for Support to Abenomics
- Support Rate for Abe's Cabinet Down to 56 Pct after Election
- Japan's Ruling Bloc Wins Upper House Poll
- Abe Vows to Push Forward Economic Policies
- Constitutional Change Advocates Unlikely to Secure Majority: Poll
Abe Coalition's Win Ends Six Years of 'Twisted Diet'
Abe Seeks to Rewrite the Pacifist Constitution
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