China and Japan's Simmering Rivalry

Author: Kent E. Calder
March/April 2006
Foreign Affairs

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Although Japan and China have close economic ties, their diplomatic relations have been strained by clashing interests and cultural friction. The United States has an important role to play in promoting cooperation between Tokyo and Beijing and helping them adjust to a new phase in East Asia's history.

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