Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers his “sincere and everlasting condolences” for victims of the Pearl Harbour attack of December 7, 1941 as US President Barack Obama looks on, at Pearl Harbour in Hawaii on December 27. Photo: Kyodo

Pearl Harbour visit shows Japan’s Abe has eyes trained on China and pacifist rethink

Andrew Hammond says the Japanese PM’s historic visit aims to showcase strong US ties in the face of China’s rise, and push for changes to Japan’s post-war pacifist constitution

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers his “sincere and everlasting condolences” for victims of the Pearl Harbour attack of December 7, 1941 as US President Barack Obama looks on, at Pearl Harbour in Hawaii on December 27. Photo: Kyodo
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