Japan's next PM Abe must deliver on economy, cope with China

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Zephon wrote:

Deliver on the economy requires Japan to reconcile with China…

Something that is not on the agenda but is opposed by Abe.

That is the conundrum Japan is in.

Dec 16, 2012 2:47pm EST  --  Report as abuse
WJL wrote:

Japan could solve its woes by closing the american bases on its soil, save hundreds of billions of dollars contributions towards these bases, no more rapes in Okinawa, build up good relations with its neighbours, steer an economic course free from American dictation and regain its dignity as a sovereign nation instead being of the current lackey to its American masters

Dec 16, 2012 6:53pm EST  --  Report as abuse
CatGarfield wrote:

unfortunately, they have to buy safety from America as long as they have not stop offending and threatening their neighbours.

Dec 16, 2012 8:32pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Yamayoko wrote:

The turnout rate is relatively low meaning voters are fed up with current economy (too dependent on China) and adversarial politics.

Dec 16, 2012 8:42pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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