Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: A Historic Leader

  • According to Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on July 8 by a deranged 41-year-old man has unleashed forces that caused him to take a new look at how Japan is evolving.
  • Gingrich noted the assassination of Mr. Abe was the act of a single mentally ill individual.
  • Mr. Abe was marked by his commitment to remain close to the United States and to work with other nations to contain an increasingly powerful and assertive Communist China.