Asia Geopolitics

Abenomics, the Upper House Elections, and Japan’s Political Future

Mina Pollmann joins Ankit Panda to discuss trends in Japanese politics before the July 2016 House of Councilors elections.

Ankit Panda
Abenomics, the Upper House Elections, and Japan’s Political Future
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Mina Pollmann, a contributor to The Diplomat‘s Tokyo Report channel, joins Ankit Panda, associate editor of The Diplomat, to discuss trends in Japanese politics leading up to July’s House of Councillors elections, including Abenomics, the strength of the Japanese opposition, the U.S.-Japan alliance, and more.

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