Op-ed: How likely is Japan to amend its constitution?


By Brendan Howe, 3 July
The flag of Japan (Photo credit: Flickr)
The flag of Japan (Photo credit: Flickr)
Since the turn of the millennium, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leaders of Japan have promoted the notion of Japan as ‘normal nation’. LDP Prime Ministers Junichiro Koizumi and Shinzo Abe, in particular, have both called for Japan to control its own independent armed forces and participate robustly...
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