Photos of Shinzo Abe who was former prime minister of Japan

He enacted military reforms in 2015 that allowed Japan to exercise collective security and JSDF deployments overseas, the passage of which was controversial and met with large protests. Abe’s premiership was also known for his attempts to counter Japan’s economic stagnation, nicknamed “Abenomics”. In 2019, Abe’s government initated a trade war with South Korea.