Defense, diplomacy chiefs sidestep SOFA

Oct 4, 2013

Defense, diplomacy chiefs sidestep SOFA

by Eric Johnston

Thursday’s agreement between the United States and Japan to revise defense cooperation guidelines touched on a number of core issues, such as transferring U.S. Marines to Guam, building a contentious replacement in Okinawa for the Futenma base, and cooperating on ballistic missile defense and ...