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“We are respectful of the feelings of Okinawans that our footprint must be reduced.”
It would be far better to phase out America's military presence on Okinawa, turning U.S. bases back to the Japanese government. More than seven decades after the end of World War II, Japan's defense should be the responsibility of Tokyo, not Washington.
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Okinawa is home to most of the tens of thousands of U.S. troops in Japan.
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As Americans, and especially as residents of Hawaii, the very least we can do is to recognize how our military presence impacts Okinawa's people and environment.