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Managing the US base issue in Okinawa: A test for Japanese democracy

Mulgan, Aurelia George

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The domestic politics of US base management in Okinawa has become more problematic since the September 1995 rape of a twelve-year old Japanese schoolgirl by three American servicemen. More than any other single event in recent times, this act catalysed waves of protest against the presence of US forces in Okinawa and a defiant challenge by the former prefectural governor, Ota Masahide, to the central government’s rights and prerogatives on base related issues. How the Okinawa base problem has...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/41724
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/41724

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