January 3, 2014

Why Japan Isn't Back

Zachary Keck, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

Population decline will limit Tokyo’s ability to be a major power in the decades ahead.

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TAGGED: Abenomics, Japan, Shinzo Abe


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