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Kan Holding On, for Now
June 06, 2011

Kan Holding On, for Now

Naoto Kan survives a no-confidence motion following a deal with a former premier. But his days are now numbered.

May 31, 2011

Japan's Crisis and the SDF

Japan’s Self-Defense Force had good reviews for its post-crisis performance. Is the public ready for more?

Why Aren’t Japanese Protesting?
May 26, 2011

Why Aren’t Japanese Protesting?

Despite the unpopularity of Naoto Kan and his government, the Japanese public has remained relatively quiet.

Fixing Japan’s Fiscal Mess
May 12, 2011

Fixing Japan’s Fiscal Mess

Massively indebted, Japan needs new funds to pay for recovery efforts and kick-start its economy. It’s time to be innovative.

The Struggle for a New Japan
April 02, 2011

The Struggle for a New Japan

Naoto Kan has shown during the ongoing crisis his determination for a more open style of government in Japan. It won’t be easy for him.

Japan’s Political Tremors
March 30, 2011

Japan’s Political Tremors

The earthquake and tsunami were preceded by major tremors in the country’s political system. Their continuation will help shape post-disaster Japan.

Maehara Reportedly Quits
March 06, 2011

Maehara Reportedly Quits

Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara reportedly quits Sunday over a 200,000 yen donation.

Will Donations Derail Maehara?
March 06, 2011

Will Donations Derail Maehara?

Will accounting oversights mean Japan loses the very capable Seiji Maehara as foreign minister.

Kan Needs to Attack LDP
February 22, 2011

Kan Needs to Attack LDP

Japan’s embattled prime minister should remind voters why they booted out the last lot.

February 11, 2011

Few Clues Over Tokyo Poll

Despite there being only two months until Tokyo’s gubernatorial poll, there’s so far only one official candidate.

January 25, 2011

Power Before the People?

Japan’s problems didn’t begin with the DPJ. If elections are to mean anything, a party needs a fair crack at the whip.

Kan’s Last Cabinet Reshuffle?
January 14, 2011

Kan’s Last Cabinet Reshuffle?

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has just reshuffled his cabinet. Will it be the last chance he gets?

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