Review of Looking for Leadership: The Dilemma of Political Leadership in Japan

February 17, 2016
Mainichi Shimbun

“Democratic leaders around the world are finding it increasingly difficult to exercise strong leadership and maintain public support. There is nowhere that this has proven to be as challenging of a task as Japan, which has seen its top leaders change more often over the past 25 years than any other major country in the world. Why do Japan’s prime ministers find it so difficult to project strong leadership, or even stay in office?”

Continue reading on Mainichi Shimbun [Japanese only]

A review of JCIE’s publication, Looking for Leadership, which resulted from a program on the Vacuum of Political Leadership in Japan and Its Future Trajectory.