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Abe’s Election in Japan Will Affect America’s Asian Pivot
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Abe’s Election in Japan Will Affect America’s Asian Pivot

Proponents of the Obama administration’s “pivot” toward Asia should be heartened by the results of Japan’s parliamentary election. The Liberal Democratic Party’s landslide victory in the lower house Sunday augurs well for a reinvigorated U.S.-Japanese relationship.

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  • Glen S. Fukushima

Proponents of the Obama administration’s “pivot,” or rebalance of attention and resources, toward Asia should be heartened by the results of Japan’s parliamentary election. The Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) landslide victory in the lower house Sunday augurs well for a reinvigorated relationship between the United States and Japan.

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Glen S. Fukushima

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