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The Japanese Election and the Farm Vote
December 31, 2014
The Japanese Election and the Farm Vote
The Trans-Pacific Partnership made the recent election a troubling one for Japanese farmers.
The Japanese Election and the Farm Vote
LDP Hegemony and the Future of Japanese Foreign Policy
December 28, 2014
LDP Hegemony and the Future of Japanese Foreign Policy
With Shinzo Abe returned to power, is Japan back to an era of foreign policy stability?
LDP Hegemony and the Future of Japanese Foreign Policy
Japan’s Back and So Is Nationalism
December 14, 2014
Japan’s Back and So Is Nationalism
Voters head to the polls today, after two years that have seen a revival – of sorts – of nationalism in Japan.
Japan’s Back and So Is Nationalism
US-Japan Defense Guidelines Likely to Be Delayed
November 26, 2014
US-Japan Defense Guidelines Likely to Be Delayed
For now, Japan’s domestic political turmoil and economic woes are trumping its regional security challenges.
US-Japan Defense Guidelines Likely to Be Delayed
Another Election in Tokyo
November 22, 2014
Another Election in Tokyo
The ruling coalition already has a huge majority in the Japanese parliament. So why go to the polls early?
Another Election in Tokyo
Shinzo Abe’s Next Steps
November 19, 2014
Shinzo Abe’s Next Steps
An election, tax delay, and stimulus package show the premier is intent on securing his legacy.
Shinzo Abe’s Next Steps
Will History Repeat in Japan?
November 18, 2014
Will History Repeat in Japan?
Poor economic data prompt election talk and put the next consumption tax hike in doubt.
Will History Repeat in Japan?
How an Election Gives Abe the Upper-Hand on Collective Self-Defense
November 13, 2014
How an Election Gives Abe the Upper-Hand on Collective Self-Defense
A December election would be an Abenomics referendum, and an open door to a stronger military.
How an Election Gives Abe the Upper-Hand on Collective Self-Defense
Could Abe Call a Snap Election?
November 11, 2014
Could Abe Call a Snap Election?
An attempt to justify a change in course over the tax hike could backfire for the prime minister.
Could Abe Call a Snap Election?
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