a: Germany ~
b: Japan

What: "Germany is like Japan. Both countries were forced to give up armed expansion during the Second World War, only to have the national energy channeled into building formidable economies. But whereas Japan faltered in the 1990s, Germany has steadily plowed ahead, becoming the world's biggest exporter from 1992 to 2009, replaced in first place by China only in 2010."

Writer: Walden Bello
Date: Apr 20 2013 4:27 PM

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