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Topic - Shigeru Ishiba
One is a former prime minister known for his nationalistic views. A second is a hawkish former defense chief.
A contentious debate over nuclear power in Japan is bringing another question out of the shadows: Should Japan keep open the possibility of making nuclear weapons -- even if only as an option?
He has said he would be in favor of developing the islands, a move that surely would anger China.
"Losing a piece of our territory eventually means losing the whole country," declared Mr. Ishiba, a security and national defense specialist who is considered a hawk, at a news conference Wednesday.