AlJazeeraEnglish — May 13, 2010 — Almost 50,000 US military personnel are stationed in Japan, more than half on the island of Okinawa. But their presence has often been controversial. The Okinawa base is vital to the US in protecting its interests in Asia. But protests against the base are increasing. On this edition of 101 East, we look at the future of US military bases in Japan.
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