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Topics: Japan, Tax, Nuclear proliferation, Nuclear weapon, Economy of Japan, Government of Japan / Pages: 40 (9837 words) / Published: Sep 17th, 2010
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Closing Futemna and stopping new base construction would catalyze anti-US military movements in Okinawa, leading to total US withdrawal.

Feffer 10 (John Feffer 3-6-10 the co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies “Okinawa and the new domino effect” http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Japan/LC06Dh02.html

Wherever the US military puts down its foot overseas, movements have sprung up to protest the military, social, and environmental consequences of its military bases. This anti-base movement has notched some successes, such as the shut-down of a US navy facility in Vieques, Puerto Rico, in 2003. In the Pacific, too, the movement has made its mark. On the heels of the eruption of Mt Pinatubo, democracy activists in the Philippines successfully closed down the ash-covered Clark Air Force Base and Subic Bay Naval Station in 1991-1992. Later, South Korean activists managed to win closure of the huge Yongsan facility in downtown Seoul. Of course, these were only partial victories. Washington subsequently negotiated a Visiting Forces Agreement with the Philippines, whereby the US military has redeployed troops and equipment to the island, and replaced Korea 's Yongsan base with a new one in nearby Pyeongtaek. But these not-in-my-backyard (NIMBY) victories were



Links: Okinawan basing is critical to US military capabilities in Asia Kapoor 6/10/10 (Rajesh, The Strategic Relevance of Okinawa The Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis http://www.idsa.in/idsacomments/TheStrategicRelevanceofOkinawa_rkapoor_100610)

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