Will Yoshihide Suga break Japan’s ‘curse’ of quick turnover of prime ministers?

The last time a long-serving Japanese prime minister stepped down, the country saw about six leaders in quick succession who each only managed to last for about a year.Shinzo Abe, who is set to hand over power on Wednesday, then brought stability over an eight-year period that saw him become Japan’s longest-serving prime minister. The challenge now is for his designated successor, Yoshihide Suga, to continue that run.“If anyone has a chance of breaking the ‘curse’ it’s Suga,” said Tobias Harris…

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