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Suga is fit to lead, but are voters ready to like him?

Japan's next prime minister is a deeply pragmatic, self-made man

| Japan
Suga unveils the new era name in April 2019, which earned him the nickname "Uncle Reiwa": his career shows a preference for offering concrete policy solutions to day-to-day problems.   © Reuters

Kiyoteru Tsutsui is Henri H. and Tomoye Takahashi professor and senior fellow in Japanese Studies at Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and professor of sociology, all at Stanford University.

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