Japan Still Seeks U.S. Protection but Quietly Stakes Its Own Path

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, right, with Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Tokyo on Friday. Japan is beginning to confront whether it wants to assert itself as a leader in the region.

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The Latest: UN chief urges turn down rhetoric on Korea

Lavrov, speaking at a news conference in Moscow, added that the "potential for economic pressure has been practically exhausted" and emphasized the need to encourage political settlement. President Donald Trump says in a tweet that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "made a very wise and ...

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