2020: Henoko Base Construction
The Asia-Pacific Journal | Japan Focus Volume 18 | Issue 6 | Number 1 | Article ID 5379 | Mar 15, 2020
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Japanese Government Keeps Plugging Away at Henoko Base Construction Despite Clear Structural Obstacles
Philip Brasor, Masako Tsubuku
Twenty-three years after the announcement of the U.S.-Japan plan for a new U.S. Marine Corps air base at Henoko, the project’s completion date continues to fade into the distance as technical challenges mount. For its part, the Japanese government continues to insist that it will be completed in the face of powerful Okinawan opposition and soaring costs.