Guam opposes U.S. military buildup


From Democracy NOW! in the USA:

Guam Residents Organize Against U.S. Plans for $15B Military Buildup on Pacific Island

The United States is planning an enormous $15 billion military build on the Pacific Island of Guam. The project would turn the 30-mile-long island into a major hub for US military operations in the Pacific in what has been described as the largest military build-up in recent history. We speak with Julian Aguon, a civil rights attorney from the Chamoru nation in Guam.

Due to increasing Japanese unease with the stationing of U.S. troops in Okinawa, U.S. Pacific Command plans to shift thousands of soldiers from the Japanese territory to the U.S. territory of Guam: here.

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