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Dispelling Discord between Japan and the U.S. Is an Urgent Task

Fumio Matsuo | Posted 06.25.2014 | World
Fumio Matsuo

President Obama has just completed a two-day visit to Japan for high-level meetings, including an unprecedented "three-star sushi shop conference" with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Now that the two nations have reaffirmed their longstanding alliance, including a commitment by the U.S. to Japan's defense of the Senkaku Islands, I would like even more strongly to press for my suggestion that Mr. Abe to pay his respects at the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial in Hawaii. This is because the gap in understanding between Japan and the U.S. remains a deep one, despite Mr. Obama's visit.

Obama Eats At One Of The World's Best Sushi Restaurants

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

After arriving in Tokyo on Wednesday, President Barack Obama and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dined at Sukiyabashi Jiro, one of the world's fines...