Natalie Pearson: Japanese Lawmakers to Visit War Shrine

From AP, via The Washington Post:

Inflaming already tense relations with China, Japanese lawmakers said Tuesday they plan to visit a shrine that critics say glorifies their country’s militarist past, and a Tokyo court ruled against Chinese victims of Japanese wartime atrocities.

Such developments would ordinarily infuriate the Chinese, but in the current atmosphere they could be explosive.

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