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Opinion

Fumio Kishida is the global communicator Japan should emulate

New leader a seasoned diplomat who understands the value of public relations

| Japan
Kishida has his own lasting legacy to build now.   © Sipa/AP

Nancy Snow is Pax Mundi Distinguished Professor of Public Diplomacy at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies and author of "The Mystery of Japan's Information Power."

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida spent ages six to eight at P. S. 13 elementary school in Queens, New York. The recently designated "world's borough" is considered the most culturally diverse county in the United States.

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