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Where is the Opposition After Japan’s s Status Quo Elections?

The victory of political status quo in Japan’s recent elections just reaffirmed the predominance of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party and the opposition parties’ collective weakness.

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Snap Election Belies Japan’s Weak Politics

Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party may be cruising towards a victory in the 14 December snap election. But it does not reflect an endorsement of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Instead, the likely result shows just how weak Japanese politics has become.

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