THE WORLDPOST
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Relations With Japan At A Low As Obama Visits

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will arrive in Tokyo on Friday, at a time when America's relations with Japan are at their most contentious since the trade wars of the 1990s -- and back then, the fights were over luxury cars and semiconductors, not over whether the two countries should re-examine their half-century-old strategic relationship.

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