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Walter Hamilton. Japanese Sleepwalking

Defying public protests and opinion polls that show most Japanese oppose the move, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party and Shin-Komeito ruling coalition are pressing ahead with legislation to nullify the nation’s constitutional ban on overseas military action. The … Continue reading

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Gavan McCormack. Disturbing trends in Japan (Part 2 of 4)

Shared values Much was made during the visit of the ‘shared values’ that unite Australia and Japan. But are the values of Abe or his government really widely shared? From the time of his entry into the national Diet in … Continue reading

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