Ozawa desperate to keep up with party realignment

/ Jul 29, 2014

Ozawa desperate to keep up with party realignment

Once held in awe in the political world as a shrewd power broker, Ichiro Ozawa now leads only a tiny opposition party and is trying desperately not to fall behind the current realignment of opposition forces.Ozawa, who leads Seikatsu no To (People’s Life Party), ...

/ Jul 23, 2014

Ozawa sees risk of militarism with Abe

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When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe loosened the limits of the pacifist Constitution to drop a ban on the Self-Defense Forces fighting overseas, many experts said it was a step toward becoming a “normal country” able to do more in its own defense.But Ichiro Ozawa, ...

Ozawa top fund raiser in 2012

/ Dec 7, 2013

Ozawa top fund raiser in 2012

Ichiro Ozawa of the minor opposition force Seikatsu no To (People’s Life Party) raised more political funds than any other Diet member in 2012, reclaiming the top spot.