Japan's ruling coalition is not as secure as it looks
Unpopular prime minister faces an increasingly united opposition
A large screen shows live broadcast of Yoshihide Suga as he holds a news conference on June 17: the LDP will have to decide whether Suga is still the right person for the job.
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."
Yoshihide Suga may have just had the worst stretch of his brief tenure as Japan's prime minister.
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