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Richard J. Samuels

Awaiting Japan's global vision

By Richard J. Samuels
June 21, 2008

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THERE WERE times when Japanese leaders knew exactly what to do. In the late 19th century they knew Japan needed to build a "rich nation and strong army," so they mobilized the population and took them on a forced march to industrialization and international prominence. Fueled by their success, they agreed in the 1930s that Japan should be a great ... (Full article: 777 words)

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