The story of how Japanese politics got shaken up in 2017

October 3, 2017

Politics, polling, and prospects for Japan’s upcoming snap election on October 22 are discussed in detail in the latest episode of The Diplomat’s Asia Geopolitics podcast featuring Sasakawa USA’s Tobias Harris.

The podcast, with host Ankit Panda, addresses Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to call the snap election, the state of the opposition in Japan, the geopolitical context of the elections, and Harris’ Japan Political Pulse polling project, which aggregates major opinion polls conducted by Japanese media outlets in order to provide a more accurate picture of the Abe government’s public approval rating..

Click on the arrow below to listen to the podcast, or download on iTunesTuneIn, or Google Play Music.




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