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Biden's Asia policy

US watches Japan's leadership race, hoping for a stable partner

New PM's staying power and stance on China will affect Biden strategy

NEW YORK -- During U.S. President Joe Biden's eight years as vice president, Japan had five prime ministers. The party in power switched from the Liberal Democratic Party to the Democratic Party of Japan and then back to the LDP, depriving the U.S. and Japan of the opportunity to strengthen their alliance in any meaningful way.

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