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The world needs Japan to rally the G-7 against nuclear weapons

Amid Ukraine war, summit in Hiroshima presents opportunity to show leadership

| Japan
Fumio Kishida speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on Feb. 24: The prime minister is already walking a fine line. (Photo by Uichiro Kasai) 

Nancy Snow is distinguished visiting professor of strategic communications at Schwarzman College of Tsinghua University and principal of Global Persuasion Strategies. She is the author of "The Mystery of Japan's Information Power."

The world that has greeted Japan's return to the presidency of the Group of Seven in 2023 is very different from that of seven years ago when Tokyo had its last turn at the helm.

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