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Political Science's Curtis: Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi Key to His Party's Survival

At a lecture sponsored by SIPA's East Asian Institute on December 5, Columbia political scientist Gerald Curtis said Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi is trying to reform his party, the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Without responding to changes in Japanese society, Curtis said, the LDP will collapse.

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Published: Jan 04, 2002
Last modified:Sep 18, 2002