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Anti-American Protests in Japan Reflect Opposition to Abe’s Ruling Party

Recent anti-American protests in Japan reflect growing disapproval of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s assertive military policies, which opponents want to make a key issue in July’s parliamentary election.   Over the weekend more than 65,000 protested in Okinawa, where public anger against the concentration U.S. military bases on the island has intensified after a former U.S. Marine was arrested in connection with the death of a local woman in May, and a U.S. Navy sailor pleaded guilty to...

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