Use of force
"Japan PM forces navy bill through" — BBC.
"Japan's ruling party steamrolled a new anti-terrorism law through parliament." — Morning Brief, Foreign Policy Passport.
"Japan's ruling coalition forced a bill through parliament today..." — LA Times (AP)
"Fukuda forces through law on Japanese naval deployment" — International Herald Tribune (NYT)
"Japan forces through terror law" — Financial Times
Anyone else detect a theme here?
For more on this check out http://www.observingjapan.com/2008/01/use-of-force.html,
"Observations of Japanese and international politics by a (newly) former aide to a member of the Japanese Diet"