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Ex-Reagan aide says Abe has yet to eclipse Nakasone in terms of strategic vision
Japan Times

Ex-Reagan aide hopes Abe has strategic vision to match Nakasone's

After winning the Japanese upper house election in July, Shinzo Abe appears set to eclipse Yasuhiro Nakasone this year as the fourth-longest-serving prime minister in postwar Japan. But as many point out, the issue is not how long Abe is in power ... Japan Today, 2 months ago
Japan Focus

Nationalism and History in Contemporary Japan

What are the characteristics of contemporary Japanese nationalism? And is there a surge of nationalism in Japan, as so often claimed (Kitaoka 2001; Sasaki 2001; Hasegawa and Togo 2008; NYT 2013), or even a drift to the right in the country (Kato ...
 Japan Focus1 week ago Contemporary Political Dynamics of Japanese Nationalism  Japan Focus1 week ago
Japan Focus

Japanese Memories of the Asia-Pacific War: Analyzing the Revisionist Turn Post-1995

This essay begins with three notable incidents of recent years, which are indicative of contemporary trends in the politics of war memory in Japan. The first is associated with the Abe administration's 2015 passage of the Collective Self Defense ...
 Japan Focus1 week ago

Nuclear Watch: Private sector seized the initiative in developing enrichment technology (Pt. 3) (2015/10/19)

Yumi Akimoto is pictured during his time as a student in the United States. (Photo courtesy of Yumi Akimoto) The United States drastically changed its strategy for enriching uranium in 1985 -- when Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, 79, known as "the father ...
 Mainichi Daily News4 weeks ago
Japan Times

The LDP's presidential term limit

The Liberal Democratic Party has begun formal discussions on changing the rules that prohibit its president from serving more than two consecutive three-year terms, with proponents apparently seeking to enable Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to stay in ...
 Japan Times4 weeks ago Editorial: Doubts linger about extending LDP leader's term (2016/9/21)  Mainichi Daily News1 month ago LDP weighs leader's term limits as Abe angles to stay in power  Japan Times1 month ago

Cindy Sherman, Martin Scorsese and Annette Messager among winners of 2016 Praemium Imperiale Awards

TOKYO .- The Japan Art Association has today announced the recipients of the 2016 Praemium Imperiale Awards: • Painting: Cindy Sherman • Sculpture: Annette Messager • Architecture: Paulo Mendes da Rocha • Music: Gidon Kremer • ...
 Artdaily.org1 month ago

LDP may scrap upper age limit for some Lower House candidates

Graying Japan may get even more elderly friendly — at least for some of its aging politicians. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is considering scrapping its age limit on candidates vying for Lower House proportional representation seats, ...
 Japan Times1 month ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Commentary: Peter Tasker -- Normalizing Japan: Abe's unfinished agenda

It seems like a different era now, but before Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took over the reins of government in December 2012 Japan experienced a long period of policy paralysis in which prime ministers came and went like karaoke singers ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 months ago
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