Tagged: Futenma

Postcard from Tokyo

With Japanese militarism on the rise, Okinawan leaders bring an angry appeal for peace to Tokyo.

Osprey Outrage on Okinawa

With the pace of Osprey operations increasing, so too is the catastrophic disparity between the U.S. military and the people of Okinawa.

Okinawan Delegation Visits DC for Base Closure

A delegation of politicians, lawyers, activists and students from Okinawa, Japan, will travel to Washington, DC, from January 21 to January 27 to advocate for the closure of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma.

Hatoyama’s Confession

Nine months after stepping down as Prime Minister, Yukio Hatoyama conceded that he had just given "deterrence" as the factor necessitating retention of the US Marine Corps on Okinawa because he needed a pretext.
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