Essential Geopolitics: Japan's Political Season

Jun 24, 2021 | 10:00 GMT


In this episode of the Stratfor Essential Geopolitics podcast from RANE, Emily Donahue speaks to Evan Rees, Asia-Pacific analyst for RANE. The Tokyo Olympics will go on in late July despite Japan's battle with the coronavirus pandemic. The decision to hold the games produced mixed reactions inside and outside the country. The games also happen to be scheduled just before Japan's internal party leadership elections in September.

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