• Okinawa 50 Years After Reversion

    A half-century since Okinawa was formally returned to Japanese control, the concentration of US military bases in the prefecture remains a source of deep frustration and division. We mark the fiftieth anniversary of reversion with a fresh look at Okinawa's problems and prospects.

    Photo: A squadron of controversial MV-22 Osprey aircraft stationed at US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Ginowan, Okinawa. © Reuters.