How will Yoshihide Suga lead Japan through political and economic challenges amid COVID-19?

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    Yoshihide Suga, a loyal supporter of outgoing prime minister Shinzo Abe, has become Japans’ new leader after Wednesday’s parliamentary election assured his victory in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Monday. How did Suga achieve his sweeping victory? How will he lead Japan through political and economic challenges amid COVID-19? How will he handle the country’s relationships with China and the U.S.? And, is a snap election likely?

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