Members from conservative civic organizations with an effigy of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shout slogans during a rally to protest Japanese lawmakers who made a visit to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Members from conservative civic organizations with an effigy of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shout slogans during a rally to protest Japanese lawmakers who made a visit to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Japan isolating itself with provocative nationalistic acts

Brad Williams says upsetting the neighbours may prove very damaging

Members from conservative civic organizations with an effigy of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shout slogans during a rally to protest Japanese lawmakers who made a visit to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Members from conservative civic organizations with an effigy of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shout slogans during a rally to protest Japanese lawmakers who made a visit to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AP
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