The victory of the Democratic Party of Japan over the Liberal Democratic Party, long the nation’s ruling party, seems to promise a genuine revolution in how the country is governed and to open the way to far-reaching reforms in the making of policy. But the effect on the U.S.-Japan alliance may not be so dramatic.
"How Will the DPJ Change Japan?,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 63
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol63/iss1/6