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Could Japan’s Shinzo Abe Retain Power for a Fourth Term?
March 20, 2019
Could Japan’s Shinzo Abe Retain Power for a Fourth Term?
Without a clear leader to succeed Abe, his devout followers in the LDP hint at extending his time in office. 
Could Japan’s Shinzo Abe Retain Power for a Fourth Term?
How Shinzo Abe Is Changing Japan’s Foreign Policy Apparatus
December 13, 2018
How Shinzo Abe Is Changing Japan’s Foreign Policy Apparatus
The Abe administration is seizing the foreign policy initiative from Japan’s bureaucracy.
How Shinzo Abe Is Changing Japan’s Foreign Policy Apparatus
Tokyo Medical University Admits To Capping Female Admissions
August 11, 2018
Tokyo Medical University Admits To Capping Female Admissions
An internal probe reveals rampant score rigging on medical entrance exams to restrain the number of female doctors.
Tokyo Medical University Admits To Capping Female Admissions
Japan’s Upper House Electoral Reform Sparks Democracy Debate
August 04, 2018
Japan’s Upper House Electoral Reform Sparks Democracy Debate
The latest electoral reforms are criticized for serving vested party interests.
Japan’s Upper House Electoral Reform Sparks Democracy Debate
Liberal Gender Equality Bill Passed in Conservative Japan
July 30, 2018
Liberal Gender Equality Bill Passed in Conservative Japan
Voters must now step up to address Japan's political gender gap.
Liberal Gender Equality Bill Passed in Conservative Japan
The Trump-Abe Summit: More Than Meets the Eye
April 16, 2018
The Trump-Abe Summit: More Than Meets the Eye
Looking beyond short-term crises to the long-term implications for the U.S.-Japan alliance.
The Trump-Abe Summit: More Than Meets the Eye
Abe's LDP Loses Big in Tokyo Metropolitan Elections: Why That Matters
July 07, 2017
Abe's LDP Loses Big in Tokyo Metropolitan Elections: Why That Matters
Governor Yuriko Koike's new Tokyo Citizens First party takes a big majority in Japan's capital.
Abe's LDP Loses Big in Tokyo Metropolitan Elections: Why That Matters
Why Japan's Upcoming Polls Matter
October 13, 2016
Why Japan's Upcoming Polls Matter
“It would be appropriate to say the wind of an election has now started blowing.”
Why Japan's Upcoming Polls Matter
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