Associate Research Professor, CICIR
Fan Xiaoju is Associate Research Professor at China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations.
May 12, 2015
Abe’s visit to the U.S. stimulated Japan’s assertiveness while giving Tokyo a pass on taking serious responsibility for its colonial oppression and aggression against its Asian neighbors. The U.S. could do more to nudge its ally to acknowledge its history and to be a promoter of peace in the region.