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Abe struggles to remain relevant as events bypass Tokyo

Japan is becoming an increasingly irrelevant player in the fast-moving diplomatic drama unfolding across Northeast Asia – assuming that one can even legitimately use the word “player” to describe Japan. Tokyo has been blindsided several times since North Korea began its “charm offensive” during the Winter Olympics in February, with Seoul playing a key role […]