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Opinion

Fumio Kishida unlikely to break with Shinzo Abe's legacy

New Japan leader has demonstrated that he is by no means an ideologue

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Fumio Kishida gestures after he is elected as ruling Liberal Democratic Party president on Sept. 29: he will depend heavily on the conservatives to govern.   © Kyodo

Tobias Harris is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, an independent, nonpartisan policy institute. He is the author of "The Iconoclast: Shinzo Abe and the New Japan."

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