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Japan's ticket to Oval Office is no new 'special relationship'

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U.S. President Joe Biden, left, participates in the virtual Quad summit with Japan, India and Australia in the State Dining Room of the White House on March 12. (Photo courtesy of the White House)

WASHINGTON -- At the dawn of the Cold War, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill expounded on the "special relationship" between his country and the U.S.

"Neither the sure prevention of war, nor the continuous rise of world organization, will be gained without what I have called the fraternal association of the English-speaking peoples," Churchill said in his famous "Iron Curtain" speech of 1946.

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