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US Okinawa Base Relocation Hits a Snag

The controversial planned relocation of a U.S. military base on the Japanese island Okinawa may have hit a snag with the re-election of a mayor opposed to it in his city.  Political analysts say local politicians and activists could affect the plan and put a dent in Japan-U.S. relations.    Nago mayor Susumu Inamine said his re-election, in the northern Okinawa city, is a clear sign from voters on one issue - saying no to a U.S. military base that was to be relocated to Nago...

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