Japan says President Trump never talked about ending defense pact
Hana Kusumoto Stars and Stripes The Japanese government has dismissed a U.S. media report saying that President Donald Trump spoke of ending the two nations’ longstanding postwar defense pact. Bloomberg News, citing anonymous sources, reported Monday that Trump had privately mused about withdrawing from the “one-sided” security treaty with... Read more
Air Force will pay Japanese city $7 million over noise complaints
Hana Kusumoto Stars and Stripes A Japanese high court on Thursday awarded more than $7 million to people living near Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo as compensation for aircraft noise but rejected their demand to restrict flight operations at the base. The lawsuit, filed against the Japanese government... Read more
Canopy & flight data recorder of missing Japanese F-35A found
Hana Kusumoto Stars and Stripes A monthlong search has recovered more pieces of a lost Japanese F-35A stealth fighter, including part of the aircraft’s canopy and flight data recorder, according to Japan’s defense minister. The jet went down with its pilot, Maj. Akinori Hosomi, who remains unaccounted for, in... Read more

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