The Foreign Desk

Explainer 154: Does Okinawa need the US military?

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27 February 2019

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Why has Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe promised to push ahead with a controversial plan to relocate the US military base on the island of Okinawa, despite an overwhelming referendum result to the contrary? Monocle 24’s Rhys James explains.

27 February 2019

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