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Japanese Elections
Abe’s Gamble Pays Off

Japan’s voters endorsed more of the same in this weekend’s snap elections—but Abe’s enlarged mandate could spell big changes for the constitution.

Published on: October 24, 2017
Hiro Aida is a professor at the School of Global Studies and Collaboration, Aoyama Gakuin University (Tokyo), and a contributing writer for Kyodo News, Japan.
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