Robyn Lim is Professor of International Relations at Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, and the author of “The Geopolitics of East Asia”.
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It is always hard to manage the rise of a revisionist great power, especially when it has an authoritarian government. Last century, for example, Germany wanted too much too soon.
Japan, seeking to counter China's growing influence in Southeast Asia, is hamstrung by an inability to act in enlightened self-interest. In mid-December, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's summit in Tokyo with
By Robyn Lim North Korea, taking advantage of America's preoccupation with Iraq, is out to provoke a new nuclear crisis--seeking assurances that it will not be next on President Bush's