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Japanese Prime Minister Abe Calls for Immediate Summit With China

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2013 | 10:25 AM

On Friday, Japanese Prime Minister Abe called for a summit "as soon as possible" between Japan and China to quell rising tensions between the two countries. He noted that a meeting of regional Foreign Ministers was required at minimum. The problem is the Senkaku Islands in East China...

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Asia Is the World's Economic Engine But Looming Security Matters Threaten Continued Smooth Running

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 11:01 AM

Asian economies are the highest current and projected growth areas in the world. China is the word's largest market, second largest economy after the U.S., and America's number one provider of debt. Japan stands as the world's third largest economy, the purveyor of the Asian economic miracle, and America's most...

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Structural Reform: Key to Abenomics

(5) Comments | Posted May 29, 2013 | 5:47 PM

Printing money to quick-start an economy is nothing new, even though the degree to which Prime Minister Abe is doing so--doubling the money supply in two years--is unique. Fiscal spending has been the primary tool of Japanese Prime Ministers for more than three decades. However, it is PM Abe's implementation...

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