CHRONOLOGY

2018 Abe wins exceptional third three year term as LDP President to provide time to achieve Kishi Objective Two
2016 Abenomics Mark II to counter MoF austerity and to assist achieving Kishi Objective Two 'Our own constitution'
2015 Abe Cabinet re-interprets Article 9 to achieve Kishi Objective One 'Our own army' an Abe Entourage project
2012 Abe returns as PM and launches a flurry of diplomatic activity as Kishi Objective Three 'Our own diplomacy'
1952 Kishi' Manchuria II Plan of co-ordinated post War recovery with minimum resort to forex loans via FILP funding
1939 Manchuria I Plan launched Kishi returns to Japan as Vice Minister Ministry of Commerce then Minister in 1941
1936 Nobusuke Kishi transfers to Manchuria and starts drafting a 'Manchuria I Plan' based on a German 1920s Model

 

GLOSSARY

Kishi Nobusuke 1896 - 1987 pre War a toseiha bureaucrat post War a politician responsible for the Manchuria I + II Plans and the rightist Kishi Objectives
Kishi Objective I Our own army jishu gunbi kakuritsu undoing Article 9 (i) + (ii) and returning Japan to a Global Power status
Kishi Objective II Our own constitution jishu kenpo seitei an amendment of the text more in line with Japan's perceived national traditions
Kishi Objective III Our own diplomacy jishu gaiko tenkai an independent diplomacy exercising a Global Power status on the world stage
Kishi Objectives Nobusuke Kishi's policy statement made in 1952 Japan Reconstruction League programme to undo the post War US settlement
Kishi School LDP anti mainstream conservatism aiming at the Kishi Objectives meaning rightist conservatives vs Yoshida School
boryu LDP Kishi School anti mainstream conservatism Establishment Faction Seiwakai + Outlier Faction Shikokai + Shisuikai vs shuryu
LDP Faction Seiwakai Establishment Faction Kishi School current leader Hiroyuki Hosoda 96 Diet members 23.6 pct 2017
LDP Faction Shikokai Outlier Faction Kishi School current leader Taro Aso 60 Diet members 14.7 pct 2017
LDP Faction Shisuikai Outlier Faction Kishi School current leader Toshihiro Nikai 44 Diet members 10.8 pct 2017
Abe Entourage group supporting Abe's return to the premiership policy programme is to achieve the 1952 Kishi Objectives cf Kishi School, SDF
Abe Shinzo 1954 - prior Seiwakai Faction Leader and two time PM driven to achieve the rightist Kishi Objectives of his maternal grandfather Kishi
boeicho Self Defence Agency in Roppongi Kishi Objective One Our own army created the Ministry of Defence in Ichigaya
Manchuria I Plan forced industrialisation on Germany + USSR Model Nobusuke Kishi drafted the Manchuria Five Year Plan 1939 - 1943 cf toseiha
SDF Self Defence Force Japan's military force air, land and sea 1954 in flat contradiction to Article 9 (ii) but Kishi Objective One Our own army
Yoshida School LDP mainstream conservatism accepting the US post War settlement centrist conservatives vs Kishi School

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