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Asian nations have long done business with one another. Now nationalism is getting in the way
After world War II, the belligerents in Asia could have licked their wounds and seethed in resentment. Their relations could have been poisoned by raw memories of bloody atrocities and brutal battles, but also by centuries of historic animosities and perceived injustices.
Instead, they chose to make money. The Japanese set aside the two atomic bombs dropped on their civilians and embraced the U.S. …