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Okinawa’s Base Referendum and the Rocky Way Forward
February 27, 2019
Okinawa’s Base Referendum and the Rocky Way Forward
A controversial new U.S. base faces a double blow: a referendum defeat and an uphill construction battle.
Okinawa’s Base Referendum and the Rocky Way Forward
Okinawa’s New Governor Faces First Test: Renewed US Military Base Construction
November 06, 2018
Okinawa’s New Governor Faces First Test: Renewed US Military Base Construction
Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki’s honeymoon period ended abruptly as the central government restarted work on a new U.S. base.
Okinawa’s New Governor Faces First Test: Renewed US Military Base Construction
Japan’s New Okinawa Governor Sets Tough Anti-US Military Agenda
October 07, 2018
Japan’s New Okinawa Governor Sets Tough Anti-US Military Agenda
Denny Tamaki’s opposition to the U.S. military presence in Okinawa adds a new chapter to the Futenma relocation dispute. 
Japan’s New Okinawa Governor Sets Tough Anti-US Military Agenda
What to Watch in the Okinawa Governor's Election
August 22, 2018
What to Watch in the Okinawa Governor's Election
The governor's race will have major ramifications for the long-stalled Futenma relocation project.
What to Watch in the Okinawa Governor's Election
Okinawa Governor’s Death Marks the End of an Era for Anti-US Base Movement
August 09, 2018
Okinawa Governor’s Death Marks the End of an Era for Anti-US Base Movement
With the death of Governor Onaga, will a new political consensus emerge on the Futenma relocation question?
Okinawa Governor’s Death Marks the End of an Era for Anti-US Base Movement
Futenma: ‘The Most Dangerous Base in the World’
March 30, 2018
Futenma: ‘The Most Dangerous Base in the World’
It's time to shut down the Futenma air base in Okinawa, before the unthinkable happens.
Futenma: ‘The Most Dangerous Base in the World’
Freedom of Expression Under Siege in Okinawa
June 06, 2017
Freedom of Expression Under Siege in Okinawa
The Abe government has been particularly harsh on cracking down on dissent in Okinawa.
Freedom of Expression Under Siege in Okinawa
US Navy Bans Alcohol Use for Okinawa Sailors
June 08, 2016
US Navy Bans Alcohol Use for Okinawa Sailors
Sailors are also restricted to base after a series of crimes committed by U.S. personnel on the island.
US Navy Bans Alcohol Use for Okinawa Sailors
Tokyo, Okinawa Avoid Court Battle Over Futenma Base Issue
March 11, 2016
Tokyo, Okinawa Avoid Court Battle Over Futenma Base Issue
In the latest twist in the Futenma relocation saga, Tokyo and Okinawa have shelved their court cases.
Tokyo, Okinawa Avoid Court Battle Over Futenma Base Issue
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