Abe's Public Approval Slumps After Security Bills, Polls Show

  • Nikkei sees approval down 6 points to 40%, Yomiuri down to 41%
  • Polls follow passage of legislation expanding military role

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s public approval ratings declined after the passage of legislation allowing Japan to send troops to fight in overseas conflicts for the first time since World War II.

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