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Not Much Stands in the Dollar's Way

Even if changes in U.S. policy diminish the dollar's security as an asset, there are no ready successors to take its place as the world's reserve currency. Read more…

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Japan's Government Targets Reform

Structural reform is the most important of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's "three arrows" for economic growth, but it has also proved the most difficult to achieve. Read more…

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In Japan, Russia and China Find Common Ground

As U.S. antiballistic missile capabilities grow, Moscow and Beijing will take no chances in preserving the credibility of their nuclear deterrents. Read more…