Disaster did little to shake up status quo, expert says

National / Politics Apr 12, 2013

Disaster did little to shake up status quo, expert says

by Ayako Mie

Disappointing expectations that the megaquake and tsunami two years ago — and subsequent nuclear calamity — would trigger a rebirth of politics and government, Japan's key policies remain largely unchanged, says Richard Samuels, director of the Center for International Studies at Massachusetts Institute of ...