• Lessons and Challenges for the Kishida Cabinet

    Prime Minister Kishida Fumio hopes to avoid the missteps of his predecessor Suga Yoshihide, who was brought down by his failed COVID-19 response, as he sets out to advance his broad legislative agenda. In this series, our experts examine key policy challenges facing the Kishida administration.

    Photo: Newly installed Prime Minister Kishida Fumio enters the Prime Minister's Residence in Tokyo on October 4, 2021. (© Jiji)