The peacemakers of Okinawa

Jun 11, 2016

The peacemakers of Okinawa

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Sixty years ago this week, the U.S. government released the controversial Price Report, triggering mass protests on Okinawa that gave birth to leaders who, while renowned in the prefecture, remain little known outside it

New life and old ghosts in Okinawa

| Jun 11, 2016

New life and old ghosts in Okinawa

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I had two images of Okinawa before I visited: One was of a tropical paradise with beautiful beaches; the other, of isolated islands inhabited by strong characters that don’t take any nonsense from the Japanese government or the U.S. military. Arriving at the airport ...