Japan's rocky road to stability

April 1994
U.S. News & World Report;4/25/94, Vol. 116 Issue 16, p14
Discusses how Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa's surprise decision to resign because of a financial scandal has set Japan's teetering coalition government's left and right wings feuding. Inability of either side to muster the votes to form a government; Compromise which prevailed as Foreign Minister Tsutomu Hata emerged as the clear favorite to succeed Hosokawa; Problems facing Liberal Democratic Party.


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