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Garrett DeOrio

Garrett DeOrio runs Trans-Pacific Radio, a podcast channel based in Tokyo which provides regular review and analysis of Japanese and East Asian news and politics
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Meet (Yet Another) Japanese Prime Minister

Monday, September 29th, 2008 - by Garrett DeOrio

But don't get used to him. It's a high-turnover job.

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Yet Another Japanese Prime Minister Bites the Dust

Monday, September 8th, 2008 - by Garrett DeOrio

Two Japanese leaders have now resigned after less than a year in office. What's going on?

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What’s the Matter with Japan?

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008 - by Garrett DeOrio

A worrying string of random acts of violence by young, troubled men is shaking up the country.

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Will Fukuda Fumble?

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007 - by Garrett DeOrio

PJM Tokyo: Is the new Prime Minister taking the country in bold and different directions than his scandal-ridden predecessor, or is it business as usual in Japan? PJM correspondent Garrett DeOrio fears the latter.

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Fukuda Wins The Race

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 - by Garrett DeOrio

PJM Tokyo: Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has chosen Yasuo Fukuda as a successor to outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. PJM correspondent Garrett DeOrio who has been covering the election, explains what this means for Japanese-US relations and Japan's participation in the war on terror.

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Jousting in Japan

Monday, September 17th, 2007 - by Garrett DeOrio

PJM Tokyo: The sudden resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sparked an intense campaign within his party for the country's next leader. Garrett DeOrio fills us in on the last-minute maneuvering and backroom deals as Sunday's election looms.

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