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    Japan's Polarising PM Abe Learns The Long Game

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    Wochit Headline News

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    Shinzo Abe is one of Japan’s most polarizing prime ministers in decades. He may also have a good shot at becoming that rarity in Japanese politics – a long-serving leader. Whether that proves to be the case depends on whether Abe, who surged back to power 20 months ago for a second shot at Japan’s top job, can temper his conservative ideology with pragmatism and keep his pledges to end two decades of economic stagnation. No one who knows Abe thinks he has abandoned his conservative agenda.