Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: EPA Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: EPA
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: EPA
Craig Mark
Opinion

Opinion

Craig Mark

Abe is Japan’s longest-serving PM. Is that the extent of his legacy?

  • The premier has broken a century-old record for political longevity – but despite domestic comebacks and foreign policy wins, a succession of scandals and his mixed results with the economy will live long in the memory

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: EPA Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: EPA
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: EPA
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Craig Mark

Craig Mark

Craig Mark is a professor in the Faculty of International Studies, Kyoritsu Women’s University, Tokyo