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Shinzo Abe Elected Japan's New Prime Minister

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 02.24.2013 | World

TOKYO — Shinzo Abe took office as Japan's seventh prime minister in six years Wednesday and vowed to overcome the deep-rooted economic and diplo...

Conservative Party Wins Japan Elections

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

TOKYO — After leading his conservative party to a landslide victory that will bring it back to power after a three-year hiatus, Shinzo Abe stres...

Will a Rudderless Japan Drift Into Crisis?

Devin Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Devin Stewart

The election in Japan left the country with no clear path forward. This transition to a new mode of governing comes at a time when leadership is needed to address a possible debt crisis that could hit within five years.