Get the news and stories from Japan, including Okinawa Island, which is the largest of the Okinawa Islands and the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. Find the news and details on geography of Okinawa. Since World War II Okinawa has been hosting more than 20,000 US military personnel, staying in a numerous US bases. These bases played a crucial role during the Vietnam War, Korean War, Wars in Afghanistan, as well as in Iraq, thus being American strategic location of great importance. Visit RT.com to read the news on US military presence in Okinawa. Yet there have been controversies over the US military remaining in Okinawa. Get the news from RT on the alleged crimes committed by some US Marines serving in Okinawa – some of the crimes reported have been assaults on locals, including raping girls and women. Follow RT on the crimes committed by US servicemen in Okinawa. Moreover, read to get the news and stories on the protest held by locals against US military presence in Okinawa. Find the news with authors’ and experts’ opinion on American military bases and other matters related to Okinawa.