The takeway line the world has been waiting for:
"We are not opposed to all military bases in Okinawa and we aren't saying all troops should leave right away," said Ms. Fukushima, a human-rights lawyer. "But I believe we should use this opportunity to discuss broader issues, like why there is such a huge concentration of U.S. bases in Okinawa and why, after 64 years since the end of the World War II, there is still such a significant presence of U.S. forces in Japan."Now that we have settled that little bit of business, perhaps now would be a good time for Ambassador John Roos to pay a small social call on Fukushima-sensei, to hear what she and her colleagues have to say.
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