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Will history judge Park Jin’s trip to Japan this week — a mere month and a half after taking office as South Korea’s foreign minister — as the most consequential diplomatic mission of President Yoon Suk-yeol’s young administration?

A good visit — and it will take both skill and luck — could reset a relationship that has been on the rocks for far too long, and in so doing, produce a critical shift in the regional balance of power.

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