In TalkingJapan#5 Marcin Socha discusses the legacy of Prime Minister Abe Shinzō in Japan’s foreign policy. Abe who is the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Japan has shown an unusually strong interest in foreign policy. During his second term his administration made continuous efforts to improve relations with neighboring countries. Despite those efforts and in some cases favorable circumstances, we cannot find a breakthrough in the most important diplomatic directions. With falling public support and no potential accomplishments in foreign policy on the horizon, we should expect that the legacy of prime minister Abe Shinzō will not be as impressive as we could have hoped. Please check UŁ-Podcast here.