JAPAN: Kishi's Answer

In a tough answer to Nikita Khrushchev's threats to "atomize" all U.S. forward bases, Japan's Premier Nobusuke Kishi decided to rush through the new U.S.-Japanese treaty of alliance which has long been stalled in the House of Representatives by opposition Socialists.

Parliamentary democracy. Japanese-style, makes even the convening of the Diet an occasion for free-for-alls in which any number may play. When the bell sounded for the showdown session, 200 opposition Deputies massed outside the office of wispy Speaker Ichiro Kiyose, 76, blocking the corridor so solidly that he could not get...

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