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Okinawans “Lay Traps Around US Base”

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Opponents of US bases in Okinawa have outraged many Japanese by resorting to “terrorist” tactics, including vandalising the fences around the bases and then laying “traps” for those trying to clean them up.

Osprey deployments to American bases in Okinawa have intensified the already notorious anti-base activities of the island’s vociferously anti-American (and in many cases secessionist and anti-Japanese) base protesters.

Their latest antics included spreading red tape on fences surrounding the base perimeter.

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As well as annoying Americans and mainland Japanese who would rather they just quietly accept the economic and security benefits of the bases along with the occasional horrific accident and acts of wanton criminality by American soldiers, their antics have irritated local residents, who say their taping antics “spoil the view” of the picturesque barbed-wire fence.

A group of 50-60 locals has gone so far as to organise a fence cleaning project to tidy up the mess left by protesters.

Disturbingly, they report finding “traps” laid amidst the mess in the hopes of injuring those attempting to removing it – glass and wire fragments were put in the tape and have resulted in a number of injuries amongst those removing the tape, they say.

According to media reports, direct harassment of base personnel has also been increasing – “demonstrators” have been throwing soil and sand at their cars as they come and go from Futenma, blocked their passage by lying in front of them and harassed their occupants with megaphones, placards and jeering whilst they are stopped in traffic.

Unsurprisingly, their efforts have already resulted in several traffic accidents involving the vehicles of American soldiers.

Online there is outrage at their antics, the weight of opinion as usual being that Okinawans have no right to complain about their island being given over to US forces when it is so convenient for the rest of Japan:

“This is awful…”

“What are the Okinawan polices doing!?”

“These leftists are completely crazy.”

“Arrest them already!”

“Shoot them or arrest them or something.”

“Electrify the fence.”

“Putting glass in the tape, what a devious bunch…”

“Spiteful, aren’t they?”

“This is just anti-American terrorism.”

“What do you expect from a bunch of Chinese spies!”

“They have also been throwing garbage into the bases…”

“Are these people really Japanese?”

“They are just pretending to be Japanese!”

“These people are on the same level as Chinese. Okinawa should send its crazy leftists off to North Korea and see how they like it there.”

“At least they probably aren’t from the area by the base.”

“Leftists are always OK with hurting people in their protests. In fact, they obviously prefer it this way.”

“You US soldiers really ought to sue this scum or something.”

“Base opponents dump garbage around the base, proponents clean it up. Not hard to see who is in the right here.”

“Throwing stuff at someone’s car is clearly a crime on the Japanese mainland… is that stuff legal in Okinawa or something?”

“The US forces are doing very well not to rise to these provocations.”

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  • Wanna fight Anti-American Japanese? We can Spin the World War II machine back up and finish what you started? China would a new Island Resort we hot japanese concubines.

    We Are there for OUR MUTUAL PROTECTION. Your weak japanese SDF and UNARMED populace would not be able to pretect yourselves in the event of War. The US’s Authority Unites Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and Australia among others against an increasing aggressive China.

  • I find it hard to believe that these illegal guerilla attacks are happening in a country with a low crime rate. More likely than not, these protestors are linked to the chicoms, whomcan provide them with appropriate incentives.

    Deja vu. Japan and South Korea will be the Pearl Harbour of World War III. The resulting outrage will equip American leadership with the moral authoritynto carve up the watermelon again.

    The harvest nears.

  • when i was stationed in Okinawa protestors were at least polite to us military individuals who were leaving or coming onto the base and i had a great deal of respect for them just for that reason. I understood there protesting of U.S. forces being on their island but had no issue with the individual soldiers but what happened to make them start doing crap like this. I enjoyed my time in Okinawa and still talk with friends that i made that still live there.

  • Do Okinawans prefer Chinese to take over their islands? Well, okay, if it`s their choice.
    I would chose the presence of Americans instead, it is lesser evil of two dictatorships.

    China: ultra-capitalist economy ruled by communist party

    USA: military industry & Wall Street bankers unholy alliance. President? A clown for suggested for having the leadership for people consisting mostly of political idiots.

  • This is absurd, the US soldiers n Okinawa have less than half the crime ratio as the Okinawan themselves, and yet they treat them like convicted criminals. 92% according to the Okinawan prefecture police, of the times are traffic related.

  • I have no problems with pulling our troops out of Japan (and many other nations). We have better things we could be spending the money on right here at home. Maybe Okinawans can lease the space out to Uncle Kim once we’re gone.

    • Like taking the guns away from those idiots who still believe in freedom. Dirty American fools… Become one with the machine and then we can increase our relations with China.

      (Filled with love and sarcasm, and maybe a million dicks)

  • I’m glad the image I was put in 2ch is used.
    Thank you that you gave me the topic covered in this great blog.
    And I’m sorry about the misdeeds of some left-wing Japanese.
    In Japan, the misdeeds of anti-American activities will be talking about Internet news, but not be reported on television that people are doing a lot of trust.
    I hope that the Japanese government works extremely leftist serious effort in that it has become a hot topic abroad.
    I really appreciate that in suffering from financial difficulties in disarmament, the U.S. military is willing stationed in Japan.
    We would like to continue to help the U.S. forces in the well-known activities and volunteer as a Japanese.
    From Japan in Google Translate.

  • Japanese have the right to do this and more cause is their country. United States only want to take control over the whole world, shame on You. A militar base is only used to spread fear, their soldiers live a lie thinking that fight for freedom. Wake uo gringo You only are fighting for a bunch of people that doesn’t want to do the awful thing, you soldier are the one who must do the evil for these people tahat laugh when some soldier die. Wake up.

        • 04:11 So convinient. You think your ‘history’ is any different? At least we acknowledge our faults more then you do instead of crowing on about ‘imperialists’ while your worthless selves suck your liar’s cocks, kill and commit political violence against your own citizenry for dictators, make excuses for every single blatant violations of international decorum instead of even owning up to at least one of them.

          Like a thief calling jewel merchant guilty because the merchant ’caused’ him to feel the need to rob. This would be very amusing if it wasn’t so pathetic.

        • World history has benn writen by You, cause You win the war, cheating and deceiving on people but you win, and as all we know, history is writen by the winner. So all the lies in history’s books are the lies that You tell the world.

        • LOL this retard in 20:26 and 16:33. Since when did egg-head academics know anything beyond their little masturbatory bubble, a lot like you?

          Go sit with your little professor and have a circle jerk about ‘history’. Your laughable revisionism and ignoring other nation’s crimes are laughable.

          Or, you can bitch more on this site about your delusions. Arguing shit on porn site. I see where your ‘education’ has brought you ^^

        • Think about vietnam, about the napalm, about the tonkin incident, United states are the worst, the world isn’t yours. You must have respect for other countries. Your bases are only a piece of shit in other’s people land.

        • The “Black Flag” aka “False Flag” theory is an apologist viewpoint for a militant Japan. Much like anti-Jewish commentators want to pretend the Nazi’s did not have extermination camps, some Japanese conservatives want to pretend that Japan did not initiate the conflict with the United States (of America), that the women that acted as companions to the Japanese Imperial Army did so willingly, and so forth. It is much like a child that cannot admit their mistakes and want to blame others for their own actions.

          “Revisionist” viewpoints want to rewrite history so they cannot be held accountable for their actions. Something that normally only the winners get to do, and even the winners become accountable as time passes. Anger at a foreign countries presence or activity does not mean it is okay to rewrite the world’s history to make you feel better about yourself.

        • Well, I study in a British university and our Japanese history lecturer says that many evidences point at Pearl Harbor being a false flag, and that he prognoses that within 10-20 more years it will be recognised so globally. So ‘conspiracy theories’ are on university level now. America’s image is sinking fast πŸ˜›

      • You call yourselves american, when the name of your country is United States; America is the continent’s name. This is cause You believe that all the world belongs to You, You think of yourselves as the world’s police, the good ones; but the history talk very good about your idea of democracy, You nuke countries, kill people all for the sake of your industry, Yor soldiers doesn’t fight for freedom, they fight for the only reason your leaders know: to prey other countries,
        Wake up badly named american. all of you are the ones that are doing bad things.

        • 14:25

          Mexico does it far worse with their ‘sudacas’. We only prevent drug smugglers and mules from crossing, as well as illegal immigrants just like how mexico and any other nations does it. You little bastard group that hopes to include ‘aztec’ heritage is pathetic and laughable – you wouldn’t even last 1 week under aztec slavery which your partial ancestors probably slaved under.

          No nation has a responsibility to keep a porous border, and united states was far more prosperous way before you little latino friends were here. Kick all of them out, and maybe we will have 1-2 years of slow growth, but no one will miss you πŸ™‚

          How old you think you are spic bitch? Watch your mouth when you speak – it’s better to be thought of a fool then to open your mouth and remove all doubt. The fact that you think your laughable ‘education’ is a noteworthy credential when you clearly can’t argue above 12 year old level is a proof educational resources are wasted on small minded fools.

        • You talk about the north border, what about the south border, in that border you “peacefully” kill all the latinos that cross there, this is your idea of peace.
          And you know that without latinos your country’s economy will fall apart.
          And you will be certainly a military dog unleashed talking about military inteligence. Someone that kill people for fun, well done, you’re done it right.
          think about all your lies, about how you see the world, is not your playground, is not yours. have respect for other countries and people never say you nothing, and people will respect you. but like I said You must be the first to show respect.

        • 20:19 Now this is what happens when a sub-par intelligence meets over-compensating ‘education’.

          They start believing in their own hype and thinks they are hearing word of god everytime they open their own mouth πŸ™‚

          Real fact time boy:

          US did NOT get a specific time/place for pearl harbor attack and/or did not believe the intercepts because they could not rule out the fact that japanese were not routinely spreading disinformation over radio and dispatch traffic to confuse and disorient their enemies, as is SOP for any nation’s military policy. THINK before you spout shallow BS even a 12 year old can pick apart. Obviously you know nothing about how military intelligence is analyzed and handled, or else you wouldn’t even open your mouth with such childish and shallow ‘findings’. If anything, compartmentalization and wrong analysis of japanese intentions (japanese were so confident their codes were unbreakable they didn’t even bother to change it after 1944 when it should have been obvious their mails were being intercepted).

          Gulf of Tonkin was but a build up to eventual intervention in Vietnam which only fault of US was not managing it well enough on political levels as well as implementing correct military policy to deal with guerrilla warfare. It’s initial goal was just: to beat back a short-sighted, brutal communist regime that eventually proved to be folly and a lie. You dumbass japs caused more death across asia in mere 20 years then US did in their ENTIRE history in asia, not to mention your piracy and invasion of korea.

          Nations that can’t even get along with their next door neighbors over ‘football’ and ‘bananas’ or ‘islands’ don’t have any right to bitch at US who shares the world’s most peaceful long land border with its neighbor to the north. All your little anti-American bitching reall shows how America, with every bit of success it acheives, invalidates your petty pride by showing just how helpless and pathetic your pride is in the face of real results and stability. Case in point: Vast majority of US allies during cold war, korea, japan, taiwan, western europe, etc are all well within 1st world standards today. Your little anti-US stance has brought your nations in south america, africa, and middle east to nothing but more bitching fest, instability, war, and misery. Facts speak for themselves.

          Your little fantasies about bitching at US while sucking your own leader’s cocks, bowing to your ‘superiors’ while taking it up the ass from them, smiling painfully all the way, all for you to run like a bitch to 1st world west for education you couldn’t get in your own country – then like a pussy you are bitching from the safety of that nation not knowing they are plenty amused at your little cowardly antics and thinks of you as no more then someone’s jester monkey is HIGHLY amusing. You are pathetically childish if you think they won’t easily throw your mouthy ass out when you are just a pochi barking without knowing your own position. Even more so then your awkward and pathetic english skills.

          Seems your ‘education’ as served you little to make you mature as a real man. Shut your damn mouth and keep your nose in your book.

        • USA known about the attack on pearl harbor, they known and let the japanese do it only to have a reason to enter war, like 11S they let people die only to have a reason to invade other countries. The USA military bases around the world aren’t to help people, these bases has been built to have control over other nations.
          “The attack on Pearl Harbour followed some 6 months later. Having broken the Japanese encryption codes, the Americans knew what was going to happen, when and where, but the president did not dispatch this information to Pearl Harbor. Americans even gave their friends the British 3 Magic decrypting machines which automatically opened encrypted Japanese military traffic. But this same information was not available to the commanders of Hawaii. The movement of the fleet was also visible in the very effective radio direction finding network. Japan had an alliance with Germany, and the Germans upheld their promises by declaring the war against the USA right after the Japanese declaration”
          You know the Tonkin Incident, is well documented and was a real treat, only the USA says it’s false:
          Vietnam War: “The Tonkin incident”, where American destroyer Maddox was supposedly attacked twice by three North Vietnamese torpedo boats in 1964 in the Gulf of Tonkin never happened. What was happening at the time were aggressive South Vietnamese raids against the North in the same general area. Huge American presence wasn’t decisive and President Nixon negotiated a “peace with honour” in 1973. This war was lost, when North Vietnam finally conquered South Vietnam in 1975.
          You think that you could do wherever you want but that is wrong.
          You are not the police of the world, Your governement are all liars and thieves, yous soldiers fight for a liar, thinking to help others countries but they fight only for the rich people.USA has destroyed Vietnam, Irak, Afganistan, and so many other countries and after that destruction there alwaya are United states companies that rebuild the countries with the money of these countries itself.

        • Actually the name is “United States of America” technically, often shortened to “United States” but the “of America” is really part of the proper name. You often see the initals as U.S.A. and that is why they use “Americans”. There is no “Federation of Canadian Provinces of America” or “Estado de Mexico de America”. So they don’t have the word “America” in their proper name.

          Japan was following it’s own imperialist goals by invading China. Japanese imperialism had been encouraged, probably unintentionally, by the USA’s president back in the early 1900’s when he brokered a deal to end the Russo-Japanese War, giving Korea to Japan.

          Anyone that believes the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was a “False Flag” operation is so utterly out of touch with reality, they really need to get back on their meds.

        • The proper term, fool, is United States of America.

          You got shit for brains. The first places to be named ‘America’ is closer to the northern hemisphere and the main stay power of US today.

          Little cunts.

        • No, the world calls us “American”… it’s also accurate, being on the continent “America” someone who live there would be an “American”, right?

          and what’s with the Spanish?

        • 20:24

          They are there for the benefit of host and guest nations. When they are gone, those locals and little cunts like you bitching will know world doesn’t revolve around your comfortable little fantasies. If you want to be taken seriously by anyone, do yourself a favor and get some real life experience about issues you prattle on about.

          Any military bases around the world increases crime possibilities by the fact that military is full of 20 something young men who are trained to go to war. There’s a reason why real estate values drop around military bases anywhere once they move in. If you kept your shit from spilling over the boarders all the time US military won’t have to back you up everytime a fucking earthquake its or a typhoon rapes your countries, or a belligerent neighbor you can’t control starts acting up.

          Talk once you can actually take care of your own business and enemies from spilling out into the world.

        • I am not saying that only the richies in USA are evil, I am saying that all the richies people in the world are evil not only in the USA, rich people are the same here and in the USA, but the united states are the worst, saying to the world that your fight is for freedom, but is not true, your fight is only for capitalism, only that, money, money without think about the people. We are only meat to feed the capitalism machine, the richiest people machine.
          I am only saying that your military bases around the world have no reason to exist, keep your soldiers in your land.

        • 14:41 Is mouthing off your fantasies all you know? Japan did not surrender until both bombs were dropped, on Aug 15th 1945. Your rich do more to oppress anyone in your country then far away America.

          Keep telling yourself your own fantasies to make yourself feel better for being helpless bitches against your own rich and powerful. They play you like puppets feeding this anti-american fantasies.

          Ah but if the slop is good, pigs will eat. Just like you πŸ™‚

        • You have nothing to agree but grammar. You know that I am saying the truth. Your country. your leader and your army are only a bunch of assassins and thieves.
          You nuked japan when You have no reason to do it, Japan has been surrender first the bombs was launched. Your country made a fear execercise showing the world the real nuke power, killing innocent people, you have much to pay. I love the United states people, almost alla are people like me; I hate your leaders, your rich people, your army, all these are the ones who’s taking the planet to the bring of destruction.

  • Current Japanese situation
    This document uses the Google translation. I notice things mistranslation is large.

    First, it is about the military of Japan.
    There may be some people you know, but there is no formal military in Japan.
    Are you participating organizations and who was active at the time of the Great East Japan Earthquake, the military exercises with the U.S. military Self-Defense Forces.
    It is the police that the armed close to the army as possible to put it simply.

    In I’ll explain why, Japan is what you do not have the regular army.

    Japan in 1945, was defeated in World War II has received the American occupation. The Empire dismantled in November the same year.
    Japan has changed to a new constitution in November of the following year. But the devil was lurking in its Article 9.

    Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution.
    (1) Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes.
    (2) To accomplish the aim of the preceding paragraph, land, sea, and air forces, as well as other war potential, will never be maintained. The right of belligerency of the state will not be recognized.

    Because of this Constitution is at without holding regular army Japan today.
    However, since the Korean War occurred, defense force is needed in Japan, America will launched the National Police Reserve in Japan.
    The national police force is the Self-Defense Forces after.

    Enactment of the Constitution of Japan is happening in the American occupation.
    Moreover, the amendment of the Constitution of the country during the occupation, abandonment of the defense force is a violation of international law.
    Japan has been left for more than 60 years of international law violations of these two.

    Its effect on Japan by Article 9
    Japan did not participated in the Iraq war and the Gulf War.
    Japan does not recapture the citizens were abducted from North Korea.
    Japan does not recapture the northern territories from Russia.
    Japan does not recapture the Takeshima from Korea.
    Can not take an effective means China is also invading the Senkaku Islands.

    Events that Article 9 has become the indirect factor
    Arms export is prohibited.
    I do not have nuclear weapons, it is not made​​, it is not brought.

    Definition of left-wing and right-wing post-war Japan.
    Right-wing conservative, leftist means innovation, it is usually patriot both.
    But meaning in Japan today are different.

    Left Right
    Pacifist Militarists
    Globalist Xenophobia’s
    Pro-China Pro-North Korea Pro-Korea Pro-Soviet Pro-US
    Article 9 of the supporter of the current Constitution Article 9 amendment faction

    Also loving the nation has been a taboo.
    It is a word hunt anymore. Label of pro-American right wing is present Been just by speaking ill of China and South Korea.
    I’m anti-American anti-China, but Which left-wing and right-wing?

    According to the left wing of Japan, Japan is likely to start a war of aggression Japan is changing Article 9.
    By having a military if, but if this will mean war, Europe is in a state of war Britain and France, with Germany still.
    The Iceland I’ve never held a regular army since the founding has been the war three times and the United Kingdom.

    Are you working in U.S. military bases in Japan problem of Okinawa, many of which are spy and Chinese left-wing activists of mainland Japan, not the people of Okinawa.
    Place name of the area that you purchase contains the license plate of the car in Japan. It is not in Okinawa most of the license plate of the car that activists are using.

    No problem Japan itself if defense of Okinawa, but there is no power to the current situation of Japan.

    There are various problems to the American side certainly. I do not forgive absolutely atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and there is no justice in the United States in the Iraq war.
    However, China is what? Beyond comparison with the United States, the Chinese Communist Party will not kill people.
    Chinese troops invaded Kashmir on the 19th this month, Indian army has a face-off with the Chinese military.

    These issues are also affected anime and manga in Japan.

    Dai-Guard
    Anime robot to fight monster. Self-Defense Forces can not join the monster extermination because of the Constitution. Are fighting robots private security company. Pilot employees.

    War of the evil Of course, there is a tendency that the evil army in Japan. Nor does it action hero of motivation is to nationalism.
    Japanese animation When did overseas as well, it might be because denied the nationalism of Japan.

    But these have been changed recently.

    Kakumeiki Valvrave
    Rather than military hero on the country to live, the country had surrendered to the enemy unceremoniously. It is considered to be intended to satire the current state of Japan this.

    Shingeki no Kyojin
    While there is a marvel of Titan, people who live peacefully people. However, along with the wall collapse, peace will fight against Titan.
    And at the same time represent the view of the world, “the well-being of livestock” and “false prosperity” in the lyrics of the theme song, but also represent the current state of Japan.

    Senki Zessho Shinfogia
    Newsreel footage of the last round touches on unconstitutional. I think this is also a part related to Article 9 also. Boobs heroine is great.

    Also Near the politics of fact, there are signs of a constitutional amendment. This is in preparation of the intercept now.

  • Okinawa used to be an prosperous, peaceful independent Kingdom that was a well-respected mediator state between the Empire of China and Japan (kinda like an ancient asian Austria or UN), until the Japanese brutally invaded and occupied them in 1879 and took away their every trace of sovereignity, and even didnt spare their monarchy.

    The Okinawans have every right to resist the Japanese and the US for using them as an aircraft carrier pointed at the Chinese. For once, the Okinawa base is far to close to China to survive any conflict against China, as even their short-range missiles will instantly vaporize the entire island to take out the US base there, and second, the Okinawans do not hate the Chinese as the Japanese do, as Okinawa was treated very fairly and was a respected kingdom by the Chinese Empire for centuries.

    Okinawa should become independent again and resume its role as neutral grounds and demilitarized area between China and the Japanese.

    • Yes, Okinawans are separate from Japan base on history, cultural and ethincity. Now that the rest of people in japan don’t share their feeling on this base issue. And the mainland Japs want them to suffer by stationing the base on their land so they don’t have suffer it on their mainland.

      Okinawans should have more reasons now to separate and form their own country now more than ever. They are being used.

  • WTF is wrong with the comments today. I have never seen such apologist attitude towards China before here.

    Don’t forget, for one thing they do that you praise them for, other Asian countries close to China will disagree with. Oppression is rampant and is now beyond their borders.

    Just wait until they crash America’s market again, North Korea suddenly opening up and not “communist” anymore, and suddenly South Korea is part of the North Korean sovereignty and has always been a “close ally” to China.

    • I don’t like China, cause there are many asshole there ( the one that make melamin milk, lead toys, soy human hair, garbage bridge)

      But for this article, the Japanese accusing Chinese for traps around US base, without proof or any effort to catch the perpetrator and force the truth out of them.

      I hate that, blaming someone just because of their race and not their deeds, and flaming Japanese for doing such ignorant move.

  • Impotent japanese male virgins who are afraid of women are whining about american soldier raping them… ffs in a few years those rapes will be the only way to keep your endangered species alive.

  • If you REALLY want to protect Japan, then do 3 of the following things:
    1. Get the fuck out of Japan
    2. Remove Article 9 from Japan’s constitution
    3. Let Japan join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, or if that is impossible, place it under NATO Article 5 protection.
    Problem solved.

    But, if you want to use Japan as a puppet/buffer against Chinese and Russian expansion/influence in Asia, then continue doing what you are doing now, just don’t justify it with pathetic lies like “we need to protect Japan from big bad old China and Korea”

  • You lost the war, suck it up. This is what happens, you end up with a base in your country from the people who you launched a rather nasty sneak attack against, and then whose POW’s you tortured and did medical experiments on.

  • “occasional horrific accident and acts of wanton criminality by American soldiers” I was stationed in Japan for multiple years….mainland….I dont recall either of the accounts the Sankaku author suggests…during my whole time. If anything, it was always marines…and sometimes sailors, ruining everything for everyone. I dont recall a “horrific accident” though Im sure the author cold link a few. Also, we never had “criminal syndicates” on base as he suggests. In fact, I speak to my Japanese friends who work on base regularly and plan on visiting again. I dont recall any “wanton criminality” proposed by the sankaku auther.

    They are my friends, and no amount of negative spin this Sankaku Complex guy spins wont stop it. I miss my local town that I participated in festivals with, and the dojo I practiced Kendo at. I was part of my local community and would equally fight China for them if called. This article is trash. I sometimes wont if Sankaku author is even in japan or in Akiba.

    As far as convenience is concerned, it was the other way around…the US gave Okinawa back to Japan after WW2….not the other way around, which is why some Japanese accuse them of being Chinese spies(since part of their culture is more akin to Chinese).

    And yes, despite the sarcasm in the article, barbed-wire fence DOES look better than red-trash trimmed barbed-wire fence. But no barbed wire fence is not an option, even in the US.

    I suspect the author is deeply sympathetic to Okinawans as many of the articles over the past several years seem to always go down this path.

  • Why is Sankaku likewise in support of the Okinawans??? every single article about US military in Japan is always somewhat against….just like the Okinawans. I dont remember such antics or animosity at other bases in Japan(I was stationed on the mainland).

  • β€œWhat do you expect from a bunch of Chinese spies!”

    β€œAre these people really Japanese?”

    β€œThey are just pretending to be Japanese!”

    There it comes … the usual self denial , when they’d do the same if it was near them .
    When it’s not pretty to do it’s always the other right ?

    • Apparently, some Japanese prefer to blame Chinese in everything wrong that happen around them:

      1. trap around US base- Chinese spy
      2. being a fatass and hikikomori- Chinese spy
      3. suicide rate increase again- Chinese spy
      4. have a hemorrhoid and difficulty to take a dump – Chinese spy at fault, again..

      Do some research before blindly blame Korean or Chinese..

    • lol let them. They’ll be even more isolated than Japan, with nothing to value to trade with other nations and virtually no tourist dollars coming in. They’ll be poorer than a large number of isolated pacific island nations. Hope they enjoy eating fish & farming the land, cause that’s all they’ll be doing without Japan’s money funneling in. Stupid country bumpkins. hahah

  • Soldiers don’t hide behind our laws when a rape occurs. Often, just the accusation, even when proved wrong by the Japanese, means jail time or loss of stripes, just within U.S hands rather than Japanese.

    Also, the crimes we commit are far less than these people try to portray. 1 soldier acting a fool every now and then gets blown up into some big American pathology when the vast majority of U.S serviceman and dependents are well behaved. I’d hazard a guess of less than .5% of U.S people stationed in Japan commit crimes against Japanese/Okinawans.

    I’d bet a decent percentage of these rapes are from regretful bitches who feel a sudden sense of shame for whatever reason. It happens. It almost happened to me and what a shithead she was. It isn’t exactly accepted by one’s family that a J-girl sleeps with G.Is.
    These yearly acts of vandalism by the locals far exceed the number of crimes we commit against the Okinawans.
    Please understand, when we arrive at our bases and during our stay, that we are representatives of our country is continuously pressed upon us. No matter how retarded that may be, most of our servicemen take that VERY seriously. A couple of 20 yr old drunkards talking loud on a Friday night isn’t a significant number of people. Certainly no more than those stupid kids with their loud ass bikes racing through the streets every night.
    The majority of the ones protesting probably don’t even live outside of Futenma! It could just be some pride thing. I know I’ve seen more than a few Japanese men giving me the stare-down when I was with a cute Japanese/Okinawan girl. I always tried to be polite, but some people are just looking for a reason to be mad.
    Either way, they need to take their problems through the proper channel. Intentionally causing conflicts with us instead of the majority of locals who don’t mind us being there is just fucked up. Change their minds with logic instead of trying to blow up the few crimes we commit into some big nothing.

  • Blog owner needs to get his facts straight. Most of the protesters in Okinawa are flown in from Mainland Japan on vacation packages sold by people in Mainland with an agenda. So the Mainland Japanese are the ones protesting most of the time, not just Okinawans. Also, the red tape thing is nothing new, it’s been going on for years. The funny part is people who complain about the environmental impact of the bases but then leave trash all over the place. Hypocrites, all of them.

  • Unfortunately, a few asshole soldiers decided rape is fun and they could hide behind US policy to get away with it.

    And the US military seems to think that rape is a minor offense and lets them off with a trip back to the US and a slap on the wrist.

    They hand them over to the locals for justice, then if convicted charge them with “Conduct Unbecoming” and what ever else their lawyers can come up with, to make them serve additional time in prison once their local sentence was up.

    • They’ve clearly forgotten their ancestors were as bad as the other Axis powers and they basicly raped their way from China to Australia.

      Nanking, the Death Railway, the Sook Jing, and they should be thankful someone is there to make sure their unapologetic asses aren’t reamed.

      In other news, Sancom continues to suck Hirohito’s cock.

      • If it’s not here it’ll be 4ch. Only time ‘Murica and foreign obsession can fuse together for an American is in a Weeaboo or Japanophile. Rarely do you see Europeans like that. The amount of double standards here is just amazing. I imagine that the same people calling Okinawans idiots for these stunts and opinions would totally be fine if Russia plonked a base in middle of NYC. No one likes having a foriegn military outside their yard.

        If Japan really wants to keep American bases, how about they remove said American bases into the heart of Tokyo? I’m sure they wouldn’t object right? Of course it’s not the most strategic place, but when you don’t have foreign military presence close by 24/7 it’s easy to bitch about such events.

        • So your just saying its the location and nothing else? BS. They could move it to the Country side and people would still bitch and moan about it.

          People were paid to complain and make a big deal of nothing. Of the soldiers who attack and rape the locals I’m DAMN sure they were either shipped home and demoted or kicked out or imprisoned for a time. Thats one thing we do not tolerate here. Sure kill as much as you like, as soon as you sexually assault someone its over.

      • Okinawa does not want the US to leave, they want them off the island.

        Mainland Japan does not want the bases moved off of Okinawa because they would rather not put up with the issues more bases on the mainland would cause.

        • accept that the nearest island to a major sea trade route that gets supplies into japan is Okinawa. The US could move the base elsewhere, but would be unable to respond quickly enough from a greater distance and the trade route could suffer, causing a lack of supplies into japan and potentially endanger the lives of japanese should china decide to make any push. So they could leave, but any other position would be drastically less effective

      • Why? Ruins the Asian economy, bad food, feisty locals… When was the last time China invaded a foreign country? The only country that start wars out of the blue would be… America.

        • That is a very nice Wikipedia search, 12:20-san, but I was merely pointing out that China does indeed have a taste for expansion. They’ve been bolstering their military on an increasing scale for some years now, and have been muscling in on others’ territorial waters and trying to bully them into submission. On the face they appear to have an overdeveloped sense of entitlement, but under it all, they’re just trying to bully their neighbors out of their land.
          They absorbed poor, defenseless Tibet. They’re up in arms over the Senkaku Islands, sending warships to posture for dominance. They refuse recognize Taiwan as an independent country, no matter what has been declared. And to be quite honest, if North Korea really manages to screw things up, I won’t be surprised if it’s only pal stabs them in the back and calls dibs.

          Also, you taste bitter.

        • @12:20

          You obviously have no idea why America was involved in most of those wars.

          I’m not sure if you knew this but in all of those countries there are terrorist groups killing hundreds of thousands of innocent people not involved in the war. you know suicide bombers that run into crowds at the local mosque and blow themselves up killing a few hundred people.

          Actually most of our involvement in Afghanistan is to fight against terrorist cells that cause these murders in an effort to De-stabilize the areas and cause wars between the different religious groups.

          America was involved in a fight against terror cells even before Iraq happened, we were fighting people on the southern border that wanted to start a war between India and Afghanistan by stirring up hatred through terror attacks and reminding people about the territory disputes between the two countries.

          And that is just a small example of what’s going on over there.

          You can bitch and moan all you want but unless you can come here with a full understanding of why we were involved in all those wars and have a valid point to make you’re never going to be taken seriously by anyone who knows better.

          Try watching the discovery channel and getting your news and information from sources OTHER then major news networks and any place like reddit or sankaku. There is a lot that goes on in the world that I’m sure an ignorant person such as yourself is completely unaware of.

        • @MAUVAIS wish means “bad” in english

          China / Tibet : Borderline.

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          Now let’s see America :

          America / Iraq : 7028.88 Miles !!!!

          America / Afghanistan : 7365.19 Miles !!!!

          America / Vietnam : 8583.23 Fucking Miles !!

          America / Iran : 7251.99 Fuckmothering miles !

          America / N.Korea : 6434.22 Miles !!

          America / Syria : 6688.55 Miles!!

          EAT ME!!

        • ~***I GOT AN IDEA***~

          You lazy fucks get off the internet and do something for the world. All I read are people commenting how shitty others are–countries–saying who should do what. Constant points people are trying to make with stories and “proof.”

          No damn good just talking about things you don’t honestly understand and haven’t personally experienced; what you only learned from words, read or heard. I mean, you ain’t doing SHIT.

          Quit with the fucking research; you’re getting ABSOLUTELY nowhere. You’re all dwelling in hatred to no gain whatsoever. Concern yourselves with things more productive, shit.

        • Even before 1950. The reason that China is such a big country is that the Han people basically overran everyone else and then Sinicised the population. Tibet is only a recent example.
          This is the elementary truth of history: countries get big and persist because they invade and start wars with other countries.

        • Try get new from sources other than SanCom.

          China is already getting huge amount of resources out of Africa, all without making war, unlike western nations traditionally have done for centuries.

          Westerners make war for resources, so they assume China will too. Instead, they opted for a better and less expensive way.

        • Try thinking ahead a bit.
          During the next decades scarcity of natural resources like metals and oil/gas will increase drastically as the Chinese gigantic population raise their living standards.
          China is already involved in several territorial disputes in the Chinese Sea, several which the potential to escalate to armed conflict.

          Why do you think China is rapidly growing their military?

          Without the threat of US interventions and retaliation, South Korea and Japan would be two fat, sitting ducks, ready for the picking.

        • 1950, Korea. Sure to “help” the North Koreans, but still… Only Stalin’s death and change in leadership in the Soviet Union stopped Mao’s plans. But to be fair, the US Airforce killed hundreds of thousands civilians in that war…

        • Out of the blue like Hello country X Bam face palm or 1: country asks us for help
          2: there is mass murder and we say enough is an enough 3: there is potential resources we wait until country is about to fall go in whoop ass establish new Gov. and siphon of resources or 4 A terrorist group attacks us many times we say enough is enough go in whoop ass so which one is it? because i like out of the blue, 2 and 3

        • The ONLY reason the Chinese haven’t done what they want to do to Taiwan and Japan is the United States. The only reason they can afford to continue conquering by economic means is because we’re stupid enough to LET them, by pretending like we’re taking advantage of them instead of the other way around.

          Do you see the American navy leaping to the defense of Tibet? THAT’S how Taiwan and Japan will go if the United States sells them out.

        • tinfoil hat… no.

          china and korea will fuck with them more, and more openly than they do now and will probably escalate it to the point japan becomes china or korea in all but name.

          a straight out invasion… i doubt it, but i could see them harassing them to the point they cave.

        • Tell me again about how China never invaded Tibet and doesn’t still lay claim to Taiwan along with pretty much everything else in the Asia-Pacific region.

          Tell me how North Korea currently has no plans to annex the South and how they never tried actually doing it during 1950-53.

          What’s changed is Japan used to be the big bully in the region but they’ve since had their balls cut off after WWII. Meanwhile, the countries that used to be on the receiving end have been hitting the gym and bulking up. From various news articles here on SanCom, it’s plenty clear they haven’t forgiven and they haven’t forgotten. The only thing preventing them from kicking the crap out of their former tormentor is an even bigger bully with his hand on Japan’s shoulder saying, “Mess with him and you mess with me.”

    • Japanese troops forced Okinawan civilians to commit mass suicide when they retreated from advancing American troops at the end of WWII. Chinese and Koreans, on the other hand, have done them no harm.

      Despising Japan and American who fought their own war on Okinawan land killing Okanawans, is only rational.

      • But that happened ages ago, it has nothing to do with the current generation. Besides even back then, do you think that all japanese just agreed to it? Do you think that every one of them wanted to kill innocents?

        I really hate it how some people can’t see anything but countries and eternal grudges. You can’t just say that “people in country X are (insert something insulting here) because they Y” or anything like that. We’re all different. We’re all individuals. We’re all humans.

        • Say it ain’t so!

          My animu have taught me that Okinawans are loveable, kind, friendly and naive yokels, usually with big tits and a perfect tan. Whyever would native Japanese dislike them?!

        • Firstly, 1945 isn’t that long ago. Plenty of ppl who lived through it is still alive today.

          More importantly, there’s active racism against Okinawans in Japan mainland today. The younger generation is being reminded that they are Okinawans through discrimination. If you keep rubbing salt on the wound, it won’t close.

    • The be fair, the US didn’t give a flying fuck about Japan after WW2. It dismantled the zaibatsu and threw the country into an economic disaster… until it realised Japan can be used as a buffer to Soviet influence. So in the end Japan was used and abused, and still is. Stop playing innocent.

      • Used and abused, just like how they treated the helplessly impoverished citizens of asian nations that didn’t have it in themselves to prostitute themselves to western influence. Japan got a little cocky from getting western know-how and took advantage of its less-advanced neighbors, even though they had no grounds to do so.

        Now it’s all going to come back and bite them hard. Karma’s a BITCH.

        LOL. That’s all.

        • Wait…so they take down 2 of our buildings and we kill 2 of their COUNTRIES, and you call that ‘better’?

          Serious LOL. We should thank the muslims for shooting themselves on the foot by giving us a reason to secure lion’s share of oil production in the middle east as well as some of the mineral wealth in afghanistan.

      • I don’t call supplying food, medicine, and construction material for housing ‘throwing the country into economic disaster’. Since when were the victors responsible for causing economic boom of their enemies?

        Typical jap excuse making. So childish and shallow.

        • 18:48 LOL typical jap thinking. You think you are the most difficult, most enduring people and you actually believe your own hype.

          If japan was so great, why didn’t it kickstart or even show a glimmer of beginning its own new economy before Korean War rolled around, and US almost literally rained investments and know-how into the helpless japanese populace?

          Here’s some facts about your delusions of ‘japanese economic miracle’. It was all supported and engineered by US and western know-how, investment, and education that you in no way earned or achieved yourself. Richer japan was a geopolitical necessity to act as a bulwark against communism. After all, poor are more easily susceptible to short-sighted delusions of ‘worker’s paradise’. Secondly, the American automakers and manufacturers were sidelined by American need to concentrate on 2 fronts of cold war Europe and east asia as well as around to globe to counter communist influence. This means economic offensive was at best a sub goal of US main policy, as well as the world, thus providing japan a free easy pass to fill the vacuum. After all, it’s much more easy to win a competition when everyone else is running with a leg and arm tied behind their backs, and an eye elsewhere, while you are being encouraged by one of the referees and is showered with support and overtly friendly judgement.

          The fact that japan was more well-positioned to export industry to rest of conflict regions made it ideal to stand as the anti-communist bulwark across east and south east asia, and America spared little to make this happen. Simply put, your success was 1. Because everyone else was busy with national and geopolitical defense, and 2. Because America provided an ideal environment of protection and support to create an artificial greenhouse in which you could thrive to stand as a shield against impoverished and angry communist block.

          Well, now that cold war is over, these conclusions are obviously proving to be true: In the years japan’s artificial economy reached its peak, SK and China emerged as leading and growing economic figures. Your companies were quickly overshadowed by those nations, and American manufacturers, now free from artificially favorable economic policies of US government that favored japanese growth (weak yen, etc), began to overwhelm them in innovation and new age of technological development. Even the auto and manufacturing electronics is mostly shipped out of japan, and their days are numbered. Meanwhile, without US protection, your ‘glorious’ nation will soon find itself violated and hopelessly outclassed by koreans and chinese who are just pushing at the border to get their hands on you for some well-deserved revenge.

          Simply put, or as they say in ebonics, you be fu–cked.

        • 18:48 LOL typical jap thinking. You think you are the most difficult, most enduring people and you actually believe your own hype.

          If japan was so great, why didn’t it kickstart or even show a glimmer of beginning its own new economy before Korean War rolled around, and US almost literally rained investments and know-how into the helpless japanese populace?

          Here’s some facts about your delusions of ‘japanese economic miracle’. It was all supported and engineered by US and western know-how, investment, and education that you in no way earned or achieved yourself. Richer japan was a geopolitical necessity to act as a bulwark against communism. After all, poor are more easily susceptible to short-sighted delusions of ‘worker’s paradise’. Secondly, the American automakers and manufacturers were sidelined by American need to concentrate on 2 fronts of cold war Europe and east asia as well as around to globe to counter communist influence. This means economic offensive was at best a sub goal of US main policy, as well as the world, thus providing japan a free easy pass to fill the vacuum. After all, it’s much more easy to win a competition when everyone else is running with a leg and arm tied behind their backs, and an eye elsewhere, while you are being encouraged by one of the referees and is showered with support and overtly friendly judgement.

          The fact that japan was more well-positioned to export industry to rest of conflict regions made it ideal to stand as the anti-communist bulwark across east and south east asia, and America spared little to make this happen. Simply put, your success was 1. Because everyone else was busy with national and geopolitical defense, and 2. Because America provided an ideal environment of protection and support to create an artificial greenhouse in which you could thrive to stand as a shield against impoverished and angry communist block.

          Well, now that cold war is over, these conclusions are obviously proving to be true: In the years japan’s artificial economy reached its peak, SK and China emerged as leading and growing economic figures. Your companies were quickly overshadowed by those nations, and American manufacturers, now free from artificially favorable economic policies of US government that favored japanese growth (weak yen, etc), began to overwhelm them in innovation and new age of technological development. Even the auto and manufacturing electronics is mostly shipped out of japan, and their days are numbered. Meanwhile, without US protection, your ‘glorious’ nation will soon find itself violated and hopelessly outclassed by koreans and chinese who are just pushing at the border to get their hands on you for some well-deserved revenge.

          Simply put, or as they say in ebonics, you be fucked.

        • So 2 cents worth of medicine and some building material = economic success?

          Sorry, it was the hard work of the Japanese people in the 50’s and 60’s that made the country as it is today.

          Look up the song ‘Ue wo muite’ and you’ll know how hard life was back then.

      • When the US occupied Japan it was “kind” enough to write an entire constitution for it. One of the western-fed constitution’s points was Article 9 which forbid Japan from establishing a powerful (or any) military force. And now Americans use Japan’s incapability to defend itself against Korea/China as an excuse to continue the occupation? Absurd, isn’t it?
        Even though Article 9 is now pseudo-followed, and the JSDF is supposedly quite capable, if the US truly wants to play the hero, it should simply retract any anti-Japanese amendments it imposed on the Japanese constitution and go the fuck home. Or at least be honest and officially state the true intentions of its presence in the Asian region, why are by no means related to protecting poor little bullied Japan.

      • You do realize America joined WW2 because Japan boomed us right anyway name a major country that doesn’t have some sort of economic disaster japan has no army or navy its defense force only spends about 1% its GDP on their own accord a sudden spike in defense spending japan would self fuck its economy if we left japan out rite korea and china would swoop right in china for sure seeing as they butt fuck over the senkaku islands and to be fair the US has to protect Japan out right as said TREATY OF MUTUAL COOPERATION AND SECURITY BETWEEN JAPAN AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Go look around http://www.mofa.go.jp its there somewhere Besides the point i don’t hate japan let alone the people. shit i even went and learned japanese because i like them and if i had a choice id like to live there and if they don’t like me well thats just fine because i don’t care weather someone likes me or not.

        • There’s Haters every, in US, in China, in singapore, & in every little other country in the world, there’s people who don’t want the base there, but there’s people who DO want the base there. Every time I come to this site, I find haters On this site. I swear this site trolls it’s user base just for laughs, but I could be wrong. =)

        • I study Japanese cultural and economic history, and what has been said in the 11:15 post is a basic historical fact. What doesn’t fit with your agenda doesn’t necessarily have to be a conspiracy theory.

        • Brainwashing myself? Lol really?
          Well if what I’ve stated is an opinion, then I assume there is no point in learning history whatsoever, as you’ve yourself just said that history is as credible as are human unicorns.

          Stop being so biased lol.

      • ~***I GOT AN IDEA***~

        You lazy fucks get off the internet and do something for the world. All I read are people commenting how shitty others are–countries–saying who should do what. Constant points people are trying to make with stories and “proof.”

        No damn good just talking about things you don’t honestly understand and haven’t personally experienced; what you only learned from words, read or heard. I mean, you ain’t doing SHIT.

        Quit with the fucking research; you’re getting ABSOLUTELY nowhere. You’re all dwelling in hatred to no gain whatsoever. Concern yourselves with things more productive, shit.

        • @20:12

          Yes, I shall believe some bs some random anon is posting on the internet.

          Either way, these things take time. Eu has been at war with each other for hundreds of years. Resources are limited.. blah blah blah.

        • 20:12 You obviously have no idea what you are talking about. Take a look at all those neo-nationalism websites in east asia. They are mainly lead and preached on by young people, with little old-people ‘brainwashing’. Your statement reeks of excuse-making that wishes all this is the fault of old fossils holding on to grudges, while in reality it’s just a repetition of same problems that plagued that region for centuries.

          You desperately try to blame the ‘old folks’, but really it’s not what you want it to be.

        • Japan, Korea and China could race mix overtime enough such that, they become a relatively connected group – akin to the eu.

          Furthermore, having a lot of the Japanese old people murdered would do them good.

          The young have no problem with each other, it is the old people who do.

        • Do you know why the Russians and Chinese spend way less than the US? Because their militaries aren’t built around constant ‘innovation’.

          The Russians create the AK-47: It’s rugged, it’s powerful, it’s moderately accurate. It’s not the ultimate assault rifle, but it’s good enough. Sure they make minor changes over the years, but compare that to the massive military-industrial complex that’s bankrupting the US making weapons it doesn’t need for wars it doesn’t need to fight.

        • >>Iraq had one of the best air defense system oil could by,

          Nope. I mean, it wasn’t clear that the advantage was so overhelming, but it was several years back from the real 1st rate armies.

          >>US forces have always been outnumbered but still come out on top,

          For example? Even Iraqi soldiers were fewer.

          Not that I think China is a tomorrow-morning threat, but…

        • @16:40 you should check what happened in the first iraq war “desert storm” Iraq had one of the best air defense system oil could by, courtesy of your beloved russia. it was penetrated and put useless in less than a month by US, and that was 20 years ago. As a country that invest heavily in military technology, what makes you think china and or russia can stop the US? not to mention that with their super carriers, they have the means to send air power anywhere in the world.

          you say US cant beat china or russia but Russia or formerly known as USSR couldn’t even beat Afghanistan, something US and NATO did. Oh the irony, you say “analyse the strategies US forces used Iraq, or if you simply look at every country the US ever attacked” but maybe you’re the one who should analyze history. lol

          on every recent conflict, US forces have always been outnumbered but still come out on top, why do you think that is? firepower, technology and tactics. Dont bring a knife to a gunfight.

        • The US is like modern day Nazi Germany. Only difference is that the US has no chance winning a war against a country with a viable military force like Russia or China. This is blatantly obvious if you analyse the strategies US forces used Iraq, or if you simply look at every country the US ever attacked. It’s called bullying.

        • A single nuclear sub… really? How many nuclear subs do you think Russia and China have? Or the ICBMs. The moment you attack either one, consider every American city small sized and up newly formed craters.

          It’s the nuclear age. Everybody dies. Or did you think you’re immune from nukes? Typical American idiocy. Get over yourself.

          There isn’t going to be a war between US and China/Russia. American military spending is to satisfy the arms maker lobby. They’re people too and wouldn’t want a nuclear war that result in their death. It’s all about building weapons that won’t be used, while convincing patriots like you to pay your taxes and foot the bill.

          If Russia/China invades Japan, US will do precisely nothing. Nor should it.

          Of course, they won’t invade, as there’s no resources in Japan, or anything else worth the effort. The whole reason Japan started conquest of Asia in the 20th century is to obtain raw resources that their island lacks, and that is straight from the Emperor!

        • Gun Ho! How many nukes does it take to turn Washington DC into a smoking crater? There isn’t going to be a war between US and China/Russia. US military spending is to fill the pockets of the military industrial complex.

        • you certainly dont know what you’re talking about, USA is been at war at one point or another since when USA was made. USA spends about 682 Billion a year in weapons and they’ll use it if their interests are threaten. China and Russia combined spend 256 Billion. Right now if China and Russia touch Japan or South Korea then get ready for a whole can of whoop ass because USA invest heavily on those 2 countries and if thats threaten they will act and it wont be nice.

          Just do a quick look at the last 10 years what their military has hinted on new weaponry. just think what top secret shit they’ll have.

          If you think the US armed forces aren’t what they used to be, then you’re highly mistaken.

          Also add that Europe will be helping the US BTW

        • @anon 03:44 tell that to Iraq Afghanistan, I’m sure those 2 countries will strongly dissagree with you. about nukes, a single US nuclear sub can single handedly destroy either china or russia. so yeah, you nuke washington and your country will be next.
          you might think otherwise but most likely China, North korea and Russia are at bay because the US is there. You seriously think China wouldn’t invade Japan just to get revenge (and the natural resources around japan)? and North korea would have invaded south Korea a long time ago if the US wasn’t backing them up. Military power is not just for deterrence, if that was the case war would have never existed.

      • Easy: stop Tokyo from paying upwards of $4 Billion per year to keep them there. Not even IEDs will make the US military abandon such a goldmine.

        For reference Central Asian Dictatorship sh*thole Uzbekistan charged about $22 million for 2,000 us troops and then kicked them out cuz they thought it was too cheap.

        It is going to cost Tokyo about $3 Billion just to get rid of 9,000 marines to Guam.

        ANONs are right, Tokyo does not want Yankee to leave, they just don’t want to live next to them.

        Sorry Okinawa Sucks to Be You.

        • Their compensation money is at most 2-3 bn dollars a year, and that in no way is equal to even the basic maintenance and salary paid out by US tax payers for soldiers and weapons and ships stationed in Japan. They would have to pay at least 10 bn before coming even close to the amount of benefit on behalf of US tax payers they are receiving.

      • I wonder how many of those jap protestors even dare to go mano-e-mano with Americans or Koreans or Chinese if things like laws and regulations weren’t protecting them?

        Or join the army and dare to fight against them?

        Weak and cowardly. Just like japan. Only doing anything when they feel like they can do it from safety instead of charging in and taking things head on as other nations have done. At least when other nations talk they walk the walk. Even koreans and chinese are fucking their own crime groups out from tokyo’s most lucrative districts.

    • Most US bases arent actually illegal….they are agreed upon with that country’s government…through a “Status of Forces Agreement” suggest you brush up on international politics.

  • Okinawans were caught leaving young male transvestites to “trap” the US soldiers, whose homoerotic tendencies have only grown since Clinton’s famous “don’t ask, don’t tell.”

    When reached for comment, Obama replied, “Gayness is okey-dokey in my military.”

  • America should pull their military forces out and watch as the nikkei plummets under the threat of foreign invasion & nuclear war with North Korea. Those heck farmers need to be reminded about how global economics works. Damned island monkeys.