Okinawa may intensify struggle with Tokyo over Futenma: U.S. think tank

Oct 7, 2015

Okinawa may intensify struggle with Tokyo over Futenma: U.S. think tank

The U.S. Congressional Research Service on Tuesday warned that the battle between the Japanese national and Okinawa prefectural governments over the planned relocation of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma may intensify. “The political contestation between Tokyo and Okinawa over the relocation of Marine ...

Photographer aims to explain Okinawa's tensions in pictures

Oct 1, 2015

Photographer aims to explain Okinawa's tensions in pictures

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It is not easy to regard oneself as an oppressor. While Japanese enjoyed unprecedented prosperity in recent decades, residents of Okinawa have endured a burden others simply do not appreciate, says photographer Ari Hatsuzawa, who has published a pictorial study of what he calls ...