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Regarding the Nov. 9 Kyodo article “U.S. wanted to turn all of Okinawa Island into base site in 1945-46: documents“: The Okinawan people have been consistently lied to by the Tokyo government and the U.S. military.

Okinawans don’t want the American bases and many U.S. military service members don’t want to be here, as evidenced by the continuing crime. Rapes are frequent; most don’t get reported.

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