Tomomi Inada is a hardliner who has defended many of Japan's actions during the second world war. She will make her first visit to the United States since being appointed defence minister last month. Photo: Bloomberg Tomomi Inada is a hardliner who has defended many of Japan's actions during the second world war. She will make her first visit to the United States since being appointed defence minister last month. Photo: Bloomberg
Tomomi Inada is a hardliner who has defended many of Japan's actions during the second world war. She will make her first visit to the United States since being appointed defence minister last month. Photo: Bloomberg
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‘Japan’s Sarah Palin’ and prime minister-in-waiting Tomomi Inada to make Washington debut

Her boss Shinzo Abe has repeatedly likened her to Joan of Arc for her ability to triumph over men in tough situations

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Tomomi Inada is a hardliner who has defended many of Japan's actions during the second world war. She will make her first visit to the United States since being appointed defence minister last month. Photo: Bloomberg Tomomi Inada is a hardliner who has defended many of Japan's actions during the second world war. She will make her first visit to the United States since being appointed defence minister last month. Photo: Bloomberg
Tomomi Inada is a hardliner who has defended many of Japan's actions during the second world war. She will make her first visit to the United States since being appointed defence minister last month. Photo: Bloomberg
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