Japan and the Okinawa Military Base

The Japanese government on Wednesday took countermeasures against Okinawa over its recent move to block landfill work for a key U.S. military base transfer within the small southern island prefecture.   The central government requested the land ministry to review and invalidate the Okinawa government's decision that has suspended work for the controversial relocation of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.   [caption id="attachment_258243" align="aligncenter" width="650"] photo credit to: https://www.japantimes.co.jp[/caption] The central government has been seeking to relocate the U.S. base from a crowded residential area of Ginowan to the less populated coastal Henoko area of Nago, based on the... RegisterLogin


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