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TOKYO, July 28 (UPI) -- Questions have come up in the United States about Japan's Aug. 30 elections' impact on the U.S.-Japan military alliance and other bilateral issues if the opposition Democratic Party of Japan defeats the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan-led ruling coalition.
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