Japanese Election Results Hamper U.S. Objectives in Asia
Publication Date: August 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Bruce Klingner
Keywords: Asia and the Pacific; Afghanistan; japan; pacifism
With the opposition vowing to obstruct his foreign policy initiatives, a weakened Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must show bold and decisive leadership if he hopes to regain public support and expand the role of Japan's armed forces.