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Illustration on disputed territorial claims between the ROC and Japan over the Daioyutai islands by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on the horrific events forcing Japan to surrender in World War II by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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In this June 7, 2015 photo, a U.S. Army helicopter UH-60 flies during a Japan-U.S. joint disaster prevention drill in Kochi, western Japan. A U.S. Army helicopter of the same type crashed off the southern Japanese island of Okinawa on Wednesday, Aug. 12, injuring several people aboard the aircraft, officials said. (Yuta Omori/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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This aerial photo shows reactors of No. 1, right, and No. 2, left, at the Sendai Nuclear Power Station in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima prefecture, southern Japan, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, it had restarted the No. 1 reactor at its Sendai nuclear plant as planned. The restart marks Japan's return to nuclear energy four-and-half-years after the 2011 meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan following an earthquake and tsunami.(Kyodo News via AP)

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Ryo Ishikawa, of Japan, watches his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Va., Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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Yukio Okamoto (left), Outside Board Member of Mitsubishi Materials and former Special Advisor to Japan's Prime Minister, and Hikaru Kimura, Senior Executive Officer Mitsubishi Materials, offer an apology as they hold hands with 94-year-old U.S. prisoner of war James Murphy at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Associated Press)

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, looks up during a plenary session at the lower house in Tokyo, Thursday, July 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama) ** FILE **

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Unlike Germany and Japan that were converted to friends from enemies after World War II, Russia has not followed a similar model. (Associated Press)

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Pedestrians walk in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Japan's June unemployment rate climbed 0.2 percent to 3.7 percent compared to 3.5 percent in May, the government statistics bureau said. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

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United States players celebrate after they defeated Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday. (The Canadian Press via AP)

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United States coach Jill Ellis, right, and Carli Lloyd celebrate after they defeated Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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Carli Lloyd (left) of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team celebrates a goal with Meghan Klingenberg during the first half of the FIFA Women's World Cup Final on Sunday against Japan in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (The Canadian Press via Associated Press)

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In this June 29, 2015, photo, tourists walk at the pier at Hashima Island, commonly known as Gunkanjima, which means “Battleship Island,” off Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture, southern Japan. The island is one of 23 old industrial facilities seeking UNESCO's recognition as world heritage “Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution” meant to illustrate Japan's rapid transformation from a feudal farming society into an industrial power at the end of the 19th century. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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Pilot Andre Borschberg is seated in the cockpit of Solar Impulse 2 at Nagoya Airport in Toyoyama, near Nagoya, central Japan, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. A solar-powered plane carrying no fuel has postponed its departure from central Japan for Hawaii due to worse than expected weather conditions. (AP Photo/Koji Ueda) ** FILE **

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A Russian SU-27 jet flies over Japan's island of Hokkaido Feb. 7, 2013. The photo was captured by Japan's Air Self-Defense Force. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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A couple from Japan takes wedding photos at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, on Wednesday June 10, 2015, in Waimanalo, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher) ** FILE **

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Japanese soccer fans react to a strong earthquake as they watch a J-League soccer match between the Shonan Bellmare and the Sanfrecce Hiroshima at BMW Stadium in Hiratsuka, southwest of Tokyo Saturday, May 30, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at his official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, May 14, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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President Barack Obama raise a cup of sake as he offers a toast as he and first lady Michelle Obama host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe at the State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)