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JA 11 – March 2008

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– ANALYSIS OF CURRENT AFFAIRS –

The renewal of the fuel-tax bill in question

International and local negotiations regarding the cost and reorganisation of US bases in Japan

Reforming the ministry for Defense

– PERSPECTIVES ON CURRENT AFFAIRS – 

Kōno Tarō, Mizuno Ken’ichi, Shibayama Masahiko, Yamauchi Kōichi, Mabuchi Sumio, Hosono Gōshi, Izumi Kenta, “Eight propositions to remedy the Diet’s malfunction”, Chūōkōron

Kōno Tarō, Mabuchi Sumio, “A divided Diet provides a unique opportunity”, Chūōkōron

Kitagawa Masayasu, “For a People’s movement of the Heisei era”, Chūōkōron

Koamitsu Nobuharu, “Civil servants are partly to blame, politicians as well”, Chūōkōron (interview)

Asō Tarō, “Let’s set VAT at 10% and integrate the basic pension scheme into the national budget”, Chūōkōron

Yamaguchi Jirō, Miyamoto Tarō, “What socio-economic system do the Japanese want?”, Sekai

by Guilbourg Delamotte