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Tankers hit amid Abe’s ‘mission impossible’ to Iran

Regional tensions spiked with the worst possible timing for Shinzo Abe on Thursday, as he undertook the first visit by a Japanese prime minister to Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Abe’s peacekeeping mission, which some observers believe was doomed from the start, was not helped when an attack was reported on two ships […]