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Prime Minister Abe vs. Okinawan Anger

In the New York Times, Martin Fackler says that Abe is facing growing wrath of Okinawans over U.S. base

HENOKO, Japan -- Orange buoys surround a wide swath of clear blue sea off the coast of Okinawa where the United States Marine Corps has long sought to build a new airfield on landfill. For more than two decades, plans for this base have gone nowhere, stymied by fierce local opposition and politicians in Tokyo without the clout or determination to overcome it. Read the article

Published in: Dispatches

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