Rubber masks of US President-elect Donald Trump at the Ogawa Studios factory in Saitama, north of Tokyo, on November 22. The top Japanese rubber mask maker has seen surging demand for its version of Trump since his shock win on November 8. Photo: AFP

Will Trump’s defence bluster push Japan to go nuclear?

Kevin Rafferty says even if the US alliance turns shaky under Donald Trump, memories of Japan’s devastated cities in wartime should deter any nuclear dreams

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Rubber masks of US President-elect Donald Trump at the Ogawa Studios factory in Saitama, north of Tokyo, on November 22. The top Japanese rubber mask maker has seen surging demand for its version of Trump since his shock win on November 8. Photo: AFP
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