Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Cheju to Be Korea's Okinawa?

"The use of Jeju for bellicose purposes has long seemed counter-intuitive to its inhabitants," informs Matthew Reiss in his report that "residents of one tiny fishing village [have] announced they would fight the administration 'to the death' before allowing their island paradise to be turned into another Okinawa, where more than half the 47,000 American troops stationed in Japan are based" — Jeju islanders want love, not war.

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