Episode 18: “Japanese Domestic and International Politics under the new Kishida Administration” with Rintaro Nishimura

Bryan interviews fifth-year Rintaro Nishimura regarding the recent Japanese general and Prime Ministerial elections, discusses the trajectory of several domestic issues under the new administration headed by Fumio Kishida, and the role played by the United States and other partners in international matters, especially within Asia.

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Photo Credit: 切干大根, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Music courtesy of Cooper Gould and « Funky Element » from Bensound.com.

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