Global Research, by Liu Gang:
"At the end of 2012, the Liberal Democratic Party in Japan won the country’s election. Its significance for Japan’s politics goes much further than the election itself.
"Japan’s economy is suffering. While Japan’s political parties are struggling to come up with policies to save the country, territorial disputes and the 'China threat' theory ignite public sentiment. There is no doubt that newly elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make use of these issues.'