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Japanese Press to Close U.S. Base on Okinawa

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Japanese Press to Close U.S. Base on Okinawa

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Japanese Press to Close U.S. Base on Okinawa

Japanese Press to Close U.S. Base on Okinawa

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Residents of the Japanese island of Okinawa have filed a lawsuit to force the nearly 30,000 American soldiers stationed there to leave. A spate of violent incidents involving U.S. servicemen has led to heightened tensions on the island. NPR's Eric Weiner reports. (5:30)