Japan’s Election: Watching the Wrong Hawks


Crystal Pryor

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 195


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center in Washington

Publication Date: January 10, 2013
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Crystal Pryor, recent Japan Studies Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington, explains that "First, while Abe has been termed a 'hawk' or 'nationalist' in Western media outlets, these terms carry different connotations in American discourse than they do in Japan."

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