Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Tom Plate
Opinion

Opinion

Tom Plate

Amid US-China tensions, Japan must choose deft diplomacy, not Top Gun tomfoolery, to ensure peace

  • Japan’s plans to double its military investment will only deepen anxiety in a region marked by superpower rivalry
  • Tokyo must strike a delicate diplomatic balance, strengthening ties with the US while not poisoning the Chinese market for Japan’s exporters

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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