Tensions in East Asia

Japan and the U.S Agree to Move Troops Off Okinawa

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Following the arrival of Japan’s prime minister to the United States, Yoshihiko Noda and President Obama come to an agreement on our military presence.  This revised security agreement is set to move 9,000 U.S troops out of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa to Pacific island areas.  So far 5,000 are reported to move to the island of Guam while the rest will move to locations such as Australia and Hawaii.

Read it at Aljazeera


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