TITLE

Debarring Questions Over Futenma Airbase

AUTHOR(S)
Simpson, Peter
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;11/4/2013, Vol. 11 Issue 44, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author calls on the closure of the U.S. Marine Corps' Futenma base in Japan to prevent accidents after a U.S. military heavy-lift helicopter crashed at the Okinawa International University on August 13, 2014. It occurred after former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dubbed the base as the world's most dangerous one. He believes that shutting it down is the best solution. He also cites his questions about the safety of U.S. aircraft that he wants U.S. pilots and experts to answer.
ACCESSION #
91941307

 

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