Japan's prime minister is credited with reviving its deflated economy. He's also accused of setting Japan on a collision course with China. The reality is more complex.
Japan's Shinzo Abe is one of the strongest leaders in its postwar history. Here are some events that have shaped his worldview.
In a historic moment of coincidence, new leaders are taking the helm in China, Japan, and South Korea, providing an unprecedented moment for the region to refresh relations.
Amid recession woes, some politicians see an opening in a system long tipped toward political families.