Tobias Harris (@ObservingJapan), vice president and Japan analyst at Teneo Intelligence, joins The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) to discuss Japanese politics in the lead-up to the October 22, 2017, snap election. The podcast addresses Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to call a snap election later this month, the state of the opposition in Japan, and the geopolitical context of the elections.
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