Abe’s Rousing Reprise

They call Shinzo Abe “recycled” because during the past decade, he spent less than a year serving a very forgettable term as prime minister of Japan. And today he is premier again.

Last month, Abe led his party to a landslide election victory on a campaign promise to get tough on China and resurrect a Japanese economy that had been brain dead for almost three decades.

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