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WALTER HAMILTON. Japan’s drift towards constitutional change.

  Last weekend’s Upper House election result has armed the ruling Liberal Democratic Party with the parliamentary numbers needed to bring about controversial changes to the Japanese constitution. It does not mean the dropping of the constitution’s war-renouncing Article 9 … Continue reading

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Walter Hamilton. Japanese election.

Four more years of… Oh, by the way, Japan is having a national election on Sunday. Has anyone told the Japanese? Some are calling it the “Seinfeld election”––the election about nothing. Which probably suits Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who called … Continue reading

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