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Japan's Abe Calls for Discussion on Constitution

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has renewed his call to amend Japan's pacifist constitution just days after angering his neighbors by visiting a controversial war shrine. In a New Year's Day message, Abe said he wants more national discussions on revising the document, which was written in the immediate aftermath of WWII, to help "deal with the changing times." The constitution, imposed by the United States following Japan's defeat, prohibits Tokyo from developing a...

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