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Opinion

US must not underestimate the risks of the Trump cult

Japan's experiences offers a bitter lesson for America

| North America
A man shouts as supporters of Donald Trump gather in front of the Capitol Building on Jan.6.   © Reuters

Shoko Egawa is a journalist and professor at Kanagawa University.

The world was stunned on Jan. 6 when a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol. The deadly assault on Congress was a profoundly shocking scene.

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