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Japan's Selective Remorse
Japan's Selective Remorse
Shinzo Abe’s Artful Apology

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe won’t alter Japan’s official apology for WWII atrocities after all. But by making it an issue in the first place, Abe gained a lot.

Japan's Selective Remorse
Japan Apologizes to Philippines for WWII Atrocities

While Japan may have expressed remorse over its wartime actions in the Philippines, it hasn’t yet offered an apology to China and Korea.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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