Japan: Background to Constitutional Revision

Japan Observer has posted a long and very thoughtful entry outlining the history and politics of the constitutional revision debate in Japan. On the future of the debate, JO writes: “[W]ith the collapse of organized opposition to revision within the political system, the only potential source of opposition is from the Japanese people themselves […] the push for revision is an opportunity for the Japanese people to raise their voices and claim the process for themselves.”

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