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Yuki Tatsumi quoted in Bloomberg on opponent of U.S. Marine base win Okinawa Vote

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A politician who wants a U.S. Marine base moved out of Okinawa won election as governor of the southern Japanese island chain, public broadcaster NHK said.

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A win by Onaga would affect the alliance, said Yuki Tatsumi, senior associate for East Asia at the Stimson Center in Washington. “Japan is already making things difficult for the Marines operationally” even as it expects them to play a role in fending off threats from China in the East China Sea, she said.

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