There appears to be no easy way out for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from the debacle he is currently facing.
He is unlikely to throw his long-time political ally and confidant, Finance Minister Taro Aso, under the bus after revelations last week that his ministry's Financial Bureau had tampered with 14 documents related to a dubious land deal for nationalist school educator Moritomo Gakuen.
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