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Opinion

Lame-duck Trump is about to take Asia for a wild ride

Stage set for the messiest political exit in modern history

| North America
The only question is how far Trump goes.   © Reuters

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

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