Japan AP Poll

September 1, 2011 - 3:30 AM
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2011 file photo, Yoshihiko Noda stands up after he was elected as the new leader of the Democratic Party of Japan during an election by the party lawmakers in Tokyo, paving the way for him to be the next prime minister and inherit the daunting task of recovering from the huge tsunami and nuclear crisis. Five months after the disasters, the Japanese people lack confidence in the government's ability to handle another major disaster and generally distrust elected leaders, an Associated Press-GfK poll has found. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)