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Japan Steps Out

May 31, 2015

Twenty-six years ago when I was a graduate student at Tokyo University, I escorted and translated for the French international relations scholar Dominique Moisi. After meeting Japanese executives and government officials and observing Japanese pedestrians from the Champs-Élysées-like coffee shops in Harajuku, he shared with me his conclusion about the country. “The Japanese,” he said […]