This Weekend's Snap Election in Japan Explained

Justin Reeves

Reeling from scandals and local election defeat, 2017 had not been kind to Japanese Prime Minister and Liberal Democratic Party leader Shinzo Abe, but North Korean ballistic missile tests that flew over Japan rallied support for the incumbent leader and opened the door for a snap election on Oct. 22.


Japanese Politician's Taiwan Connection Causes Storm as Party Vote Looms

J. Michael Cole

Attacked for her dual nationality, Democratic Party deputy head Renho is in a race to abandon her ROC citizenship.

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