Tens of Thousands of Residents Protest U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa, Japan

HeadlineAug 15, 2017
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Meanwhile, in Japan, tens of thousands of residents of the island of Okinawa protested over the weekend against U.S. military bases on the island. For decades, residents have called for the expulsion of U.S. troops from Okinawa, which houses about two-thirds of the 50,000 U.S. troops currently stationed in Japan.

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