May 30, 2014

Shinzo Abe's Secret Weapon: Koichi Hamada

Emily Cadei, Ozy


If Japan’s economic experiment is a success, it will lift the global economy and provide some important lessons. And flush friends make for flush friendships.

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TAGGED: Abenomics, Koichi Hamada, Japan, Shinzo Abe


May 18, 2014
Shinzo Abe Rattles His Saber
JoongAng Daily
Japan’s military posture is near a turning point as Tokyo tries to lift military limits for the first time since World War II. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, citing a government-appointed panel’s recommendations, made it... more ››
May 22, 2014
Is Narendra Modi India's Shinzo Abe?
Brahma Chellaney, Project Syn.
After a prolonged period of political drift and paralysis, India’s new government will be led by a man known for his decisiveness. Just as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s return to power in late 2012, after six... more ››
May 27, 2014
Abe's Militarism Endangers Japan
Jiro Yamaguchi, Japan Times
For more than half a century, the government has interpreted the Constitution to mean that Japan can use force solely to defend itself against foreign invasion. This established interpretation is widely recognized both at home... more ››
May 19, 2014
More Flexiblility for Japan's Military?
Washington Post
Within a few years, as the Cold War intensified and the United States sought to rebuild Japan as an ally against the Soviet threat, the constitution began to be reinterpreted. Japan now fields a “self-defense” force that is... more ››
Despite strong trade and investment ties, Asia’s political alliances are in a state of flux, thanks to China’s voracious demand for resources and aggressive moves in the South China Sea, Russia’s flexing of its military... more ››