Okinawa’s new governor says Tokyo ‘disrespects democracy’ by allowing new U.S. base

by— Tamaki says the decision to press ahead with base construction is outrageous and vows a referendum in 6 months.

World Tribune: Window on the Real World—U.S. has far more troops in Japan than Korea; Okinawa governor rejects new Marine air base. Special to By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― We hear so much about North Korea’s secret bases that it’s sometimes easy to forget the ruckus over U.S. bases in the region. They may not be secret, but they can be controversial. Take, for instance, the huge U.S. air and marine bases on Okinawa. People over […]

Newsweek—Japan's Okinawa governor wants the U.S. to stop its new Marines base and cut military presence. "I want the American people to understand what has been, what is and what will be, to solve this problem," Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki said.—The man running the world’s largest container-shipping company says he has access to data that shows Trump has so far failed to wean the U.S. off Chinese imports: Soren Skou says Chinese exports to the U.S. actually grew 5-10% last quarter. Meanwhile U.S. exports to China fell by 25-30%. To continue, please click the box below to let us know you're not a robot.