Two Japanese taken hostage, at least one, journalist Kenji Goto, a classically worthy victim. Japanese spectators fear a beheading, feel anger, direct anger at the only villains on screen portrayed as such, all ties severed to longer causal chains.
Ex-Prime Minister Fukuda to be dispatched to pay respects to Saudi Arabia
Japan offered condolences to Saudi Arabia on Friday following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saying, “Great sadness never ceases.”
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