TOKYO — The new governor of Okinawa said Friday he wants Americans to know that the US and Japanese governments are forcing a relocation of a US Marine base that residents want removed from the southern Japanese island. Denny Tamaki was elected last month after campaigning for moving the disputed Marine base entirely off the...

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  • Okinawa governor wants Air Station Futenma closed despite construction delays of replacement facility
    Approximately 60 Americans were injured ... close Futenma and relocate Marine air operations to Camp Schwab in a less-populated coastal area to the north. A runway is being built in Oura Bay at Henoko ...
    05/30/2019 - 8:42 am | View Link
  • Okinawa governor to convene panel for exploring alternatives to Futenma relocation plan
    The issue ignited a small but vigorous protest movement — backed by popular support — that has been working to block the project and move Marine air operations totally ... and twice tried to join ISIS ...
    03/22/2019 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Why Okinawa’s governor says US Marine air base should move after referendum rejection
    MV-22 Osprey aircraft sit on a runway at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma on May 31, 2018, in Ginowan, Okinawa prefecture, Japan. (Carl Court/Getty Images) TOKYO — The governor of Okinawa in southern ...
    03/3/2019 - 8:08 am | View Link
  • Okinawa governor appeals for Marine Corps Air Station Futenma closure in letter to US officials
    Approximately 60 Americans were injured ... close Futenma and relocate Marine air operations to Camp Schwab in a less-populated coastal area to the north. A runway is being built in Oura Bay at Henoko ...
    01/30/2019 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Improving the U.S.-Japan Alliance Begins on Okinawa
    Americans and Japanese have long debated ... This debate has resurfaced with the election of Okinawa’s new governor, Denny Tamaki, who strongly opposes the current plan to relocate America’s Marine ...
    12/23/2018 - 1:08 pm | View Link
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