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Abe and allies shape Indo-Pacific policy from shadow of parliament

Japan's 'three As,' including Deputy PM Aso and tax chief Amari, wield clout

Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Akira Amari attend a meeting Tuesday of the Japan-Australia Diet Members League. (Photo by Uichiro Kasai)

TOKYO -- Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and two other heavyweights in Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party have taken up key roles in multiple parliamentary groups, positioning themselves to exert influence over policy and personnel appointments.

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