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China-Japan ties are about to get worse

Asia’s nostalgia for strongmen is on graphic display as the two biggest economies give their toughest leaders in generations even more power. Japan’s Shinzo Abe yesterday won a resounding popular mandate, moving him closer to fulfilling his dream of becoming the nation’s longest-serving prime minister. China’s Xi Jinping just got the formal go-ahead to solidify […]