Essential Geopolitics: Japan's Politics After Abe's Death

MIN READJul 14, 2022 | 10:00 GMT

In this episode of the Essential Geopolitics podcast from RANE, host Emily Donahue speaks with RANE Asia-Pacific analyst Scott Kardas about the recent assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Abe’s death has sent shockwaves throughout the world. It was also the equivalent of a major seismic event for Japan’s politics. Kardas discusses how the power vacuum left by Abe within Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party will impact Tokyo’s domestic and foreign policy agendas. 

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