Monday, June 8, 2009

Enduring US Military Bases

Originally published 4/03/2008

Yokohama - Crime by military personnel in Japan has stirred renewed public resentment towards US bases.

This week a Japanese House of Representatives panel earmarked 140.9 billion yen (about 1.37 billion dollars) to cover a portion of the costs for running U.S. military installations in Japan. The public learned about the decision on the same day the news reported on the arrest of a US sailor for the murder of Masaaki Takahashi, a 61-year-old Tokyo taxi driver.......

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