• SHARE

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe surged back to power seven years ago, pledging to bolster the nation’s defenses in response to a growing threat from China and aiming to amend the pacifist Constitution.

Now on track to become Japan’s longest serving prime minister, Abe has kept his first promise. But the second remains elusive.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)