January 2, 2013

Back to the Future for Japan?

Japan Times, Japan Times

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As the new year kicks off and the coalition government of the Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito gets into full swing, Japan will see a drastic change in the direction of policies set by the DPJ government during its rule of three years and three months. It will not be a new direction, however, but rather largely a revival of the policy direction that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe adopted — or tried to adopt — during his first administration from September 2006 to September 2007.

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TAGGED: Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), Shinzo Abe, Japan


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