CHRONOLOGY

2016

Abenomics Mark II to counter MoF austerity and to assist achieving Kishi Objective Two 'Our own constitution'

1881

Okuma vs Ito clash on merits of the British vs Prussian Model and a Prussian constitution promulgated in 1889

 

GLOSSARY

Article 9 Paragraph (i) + (ii)

the heart of the peace constitution

(i) renouncing the sovereign right of war + (ii) no maintenance of armed forces

Kishi Objective II

Our own constitution jishu kenpo seitei

an amendment of the text more in line with Japan's perceived national traditions

Diet

Parliament

Imperial Diet of the Prussian Meiji Constitution 1889 with Ito defeating Okuma

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