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Abe’s Japan and Xi’s China: from Cold Peace to Hot War? Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 3, Fall 2014

Sino-Japanese relations have deteriorated since Shinzo Abe and Xi Jinping came to power.

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Rivalries are being stirred as Beijing flexes its economic, diplomatic and military muscle. The rise in China’s regional forces is leading Japan to rethink its strategy, underlining the need for a counterweight to Beijing and the need for dissuasion from the potential use of force. Sino-Japanese relations are likely to remain strained for the foreseeable future.


Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 3, Fall 2014


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