U.S. returns small strip of land at Futenma air base

/ Jul 31, 2017

U.S. returns small strip of land at Futenma air base

The United States on Monday returned a small part of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to Japan. The return of the roughly 4-hectare strip of land from the 481-hectare base is apparently aimed at showing residents the central government is making progress in reducing ...

May 8, 2017

An alternative to the Henoko plan

Instead of clinging to the Henoko plan, the Abe administration should at least explore an alternative to the Futenma relocation project, which could prevent its confrontation with Okinawa from developing into a situation in which local sentiment deepens against the U.S. military presence on ...