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Abe's goal of revising pacifist constitution increasingly elusive

Mr Abe's second term as LDP leader ends in September 2018 and his support has plunged to below 30% in some polls.


JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has achieved much of his conservative security agenda since taking office in 2012 but unless he can revive his flagging popularity, his goal of revising the pacifist constitution is likely to elude his grasp.

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