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John Swenson-Wright, Senior Consulting Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House

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John Swenson-Wright is Senior Consulting Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House and Senior Lecturer in Japanese Politics and International Relations at the University of Cambridge

The leaders who could mean a fresh beginning for East Asia

L-R: Xi Jinping, China; Shinzo Abe, Japan; Park Geun-hye, South Korea.Photos: Getty Images

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