To encourage such stability and protect busy trade routes, Japan seeks to assert a more active role in the region as a promoter of conflict resolution.
One researcher got pinched twice. 😱
“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.
It wasn't until Prince's death, as I relived his music's impact at various times in my life, that I placed that night in the midst of those dark months of bullying and hopelessness.