LEXICON
No.122 August 17, 2012

Divided Diet
ねじれ国会
Reversed Diet
逆転国会

The Diet (国会) is reported to be “divided” or “reversed” in Japan when the House of Representatives (衆議院) and House of Councilors (参議院) are dominated by different parties. The Japanese terms “ねじれ国会” ( nejire kokkai ) (divided Diet) and “逆転国会”...

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