PBS NewsHour

On Okinawa, locals want U.S. troops to leave

Clip: 09/16/2017 | 9m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

Okinawa has hosted the most American troops in Japan since after World War II, when the U.S. agreed to protect a demilitarized Japan. Though the island is strategically located to respond to threats from North Korea or China, most Okinawa residents consider the U.S. military presence disruptive and hindering economic development. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Amy Guttman reports.

Aired: 09/16/17

Rating: NR

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