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Japan Debates Changing Its Pacifist Constitution
May 18, 2017
Japan Debates Changing Its Pacifist Constitution
Can Shinzo Abe actually succeed in his plan to amend Article 9?
Japan Debates Changing Its Pacifist Constitution
Abe’s New Vision for Japan's Constitution
May 05, 2017
Abe’s New Vision for Japan's Constitution
Japan's prime minister outlines his plan for revising Japan's constitution by 2020.
Abe’s New Vision for Japan's Constitution
Abe’s Trump Challenge and Japan's Foreign Policy Choices
March 07, 2017
Abe’s Trump Challenge and Japan's Foreign Policy Choices
Will Japan use Trump's presidency as impetus to commit to a new Asian security architecture in the region?
Abe’s Trump Challenge and Japan's Foreign Policy Choices
Trump and Abe are Natural Allies
February 09, 2017
Trump and Abe are Natural Allies
Much of Trump's rhetoric is actually music to Abe's ears.
Trump and Abe are Natural Allies
Groundhog Day in Japan
December 16, 2016
Groundhog Day in Japan
What to expect after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s term extension as leader of Japan’s ruling party.
Groundhog Day in Japan
Celebrating Japan’s Constitution, 70 Years Later
November 03, 2016
Celebrating Japan’s Constitution, 70 Years Later
A look back at the past -- and ahead to the future -- of Japan's post-war constitution.
Celebrating Japan’s Constitution, 70 Years Later
Interview: Weak Japan Opposition Loses Ground
July 20, 2016
Interview: Weak Japan Opposition Loses Ground
An interview with Donna Weeks on Japan's election result and its implications for the future of Japanese politics.
Interview: Weak Japan Opposition Loses Ground
Respecting the Japanese Constitution
May 28, 2015
Respecting the Japanese Constitution
What the Abe government plans goes beyond a constitutional amendment.
Respecting the Japanese Constitution
Japan: From ‘Proactive Pacifism’ to ‘Proactive Diplomacy’
February 15, 2015
Japan: From ‘Proactive Pacifism’ to ‘Proactive Diplomacy’
The region should welcome greater engagement by democratic Japan.
Japan: From ‘Proactive Pacifism’ to ‘Proactive Diplomacy’
Ishihara’s Stealth Attack on the Japanese Constitution
November 08, 2014
Ishihara’s Stealth Attack on the Japanese Constitution
The right-wing politician cites a supposed grammatical error as justification for a new constitution.
Ishihara’s Stealth Attack on the Japanese Constitution
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