Sep 6, 2008

Will Aso Reverse Sino-Japanese Rapprochement?

The BBC think he might

But his expected election has raised concerns that Japan's recent rapprochement with China may be reversed.
Mr Aso has in the past visited the shrine at Yasukuni, where a number of Japanese war criminals are buried, and is known for his right-wing views.
Two years ago he attracted criticism for praising Japan as "one country, one civilisation, one language, one culture and one race".