Political divorce in Japan: U.S. Marine base in Okinawa good for Washington but bad for Okinawans

What are the ramifications of the mini political shake up in Tokyo following the decision by Japanese prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to leave the U.S. base in a less crowded part of Okinawa, after making campaign promises to remove said base? Well, in short, it has resulted in a divorce. A small party headed by […]