Shinzo Abe addresses a cross-party league of lawmakers in favour of constitutional reform, in Tokyo on May 1. Photo: Kyodo

Shinzo Abe’s 2020 vision for a ‘new Japan’ should worry Japanese, and the whole region

Kevin Rafferty says the prime minister’s dogged pursuit of a revision of Japan’s pacifist constitution by 2020 is risky when the greying economy needs new options to thrive in a changing world

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Shinzo Abe addresses a cross-party league of lawmakers in favour of constitutional reform, in Tokyo on May 1. Photo: Kyodo
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