A Glimmer Of Hope For Japan-Korea Ties?

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November 27, 2013 AT 12:25 PM
This has been an extra chilly year for Japan-Korea ties, as evidenced by the frosty brushoff South Korean President Park Geun-hye gave Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earlier this fall at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders summit in Indonesia. Seoul and Tokyo continue to square off over interpretations of history and their long standing territorial dispute on Dokdo/Takeshima. But this week’s news on the Chinese announcement of an Air Defense Identification Zone has the potential to change this dynamic.