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The fallout from Abe Shinzo’s murder could unseat his successor

7 mins | Oct 3, 2022
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Was Abe's state funeral "an attempt to stifle criticism of his legacy"? Months after, the assassination of Abe Shinzo continues to have ripple effects on Japanese society. These can perhaps be clearly examined in the approval numbers of Kishida Fumio's, the country's current primer minister, which have plummeted since August. Here, The Economist takes a closer look at the reasons why.

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