US, Japan in talks to expedite Marines’ exit from Okinawa

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February 8, 2012
New York Times    
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"Japan and the United States said Wednesday that they were renegotiating a 2006 agreement in order to expedite the removal of 8,000 Marines from Okinawa. Under the current terms, their departure has been stalled until progress is made on relocating an important Marine air station on the island, a chronic underlying irritant in relations between the two countries." (02/08/12)  

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