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Opinion

Japan's new leader unlikely to confront China

Yoshihide Suga widely seen as a transitional leader

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Shinzo Abe holds a bouquet of flowers as he leaves the premises on Sept. 16: Abe left without making any significant headway in any one of his three policy goals.   © Reuters

Tosh Minohara is chairman of the Research Institute for Indo-Pacific Affairs and professor at Kobe University's Graduate School of Law and Politics.

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