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HAGATNA, Guam — Guam has been frustrated by the indecision of Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama over the stalled plan to relocate U.S. Marines from Okinawa to the U.S. territory as well as its limited political influence over the issue.

While businesspeople relying on economic windfalls from a military buildup yearn for clarity from Hatoyama regarding his promised reworking of the relocation plan, some Guam residents have become vocal about the situation in the face of the prospects of an additional base-hosting burden and the sense of being regarded as “two-thirds American.”

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