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Crisis is not all bad news for Japan’s new leader

IT DOESN’T hurt to have a crisis as your first challenge, even if, as in Shinzo Abe’s case, it is one you can’t solve. Abe, Japan’s new Prime Minister, will travel to China and South Korea next week, a trip dominated by North Korea’s sudden threats of holding a nuclear test. It would be perverse to say North Korea was actually helping the cause of peace in the region. But its threats have brought together Japan with China and South Korea, after a sharp frost, and that common front is the minimum needed to work out any solution to the Pyongyang problem. Full Story

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