HOT BLAST: A brewing feud between two economic giants
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James Fallows highlights "an unpleasant bit of new evidence, from a respectable Japanese think tank. The rising red line above shows Japanese people who don't like China. The rising purple line is Chinese people who don't like Japan. The plummeting blue and green lines are people in each country who like the other. "

He concludes:

Still, this is a nastier situation than most Americans realize -- and nastier than prevails between any other pair of countries with whom the U.S. has such important ties. Not to mention that they are the second and third largest economies in the world. 

Here are the headlines from this morning that bolster the case:

China sees no basis for Japan talks as islands dispute simmers

China rules out top-level talks with Japan at G20

And here's one from earlier this month that should capture the world's focus:

China, Japan, and India's Asian Arms Race

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