Mayor’s Re-election in Okinawa Sets Back Abe's Plans

The Wall Street Journal
January 19, 2014 AT 11:37 PM
Nago Mayor Susumu Inamine has been re-elected, stalling Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plans to move a U.S. Marine Corps air base to the city. Chikako Kawakatsu Ueki of Waseda University tells the WSJ’s Deborah Kan why the news is important to Japan’s relations with U.S. and other parts of Asia.