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By Andrew Yeo

Anti-U.S. base protests, performed out in parliaments and the streets of host international locations, proceed to come up in numerous elements of the area. In a singular strategy, this e-book examines the influence of anti-base pursuits and the real function bilateral alliance relationships play in shaping circulation results. the writer explains not just whilst and the way anti-base events topic, but in addition how host governments stability among family and foreign strain on base-related matters. Drawing on interviews with activists, politicians, coverage makers and U.S. base officers within the Philippines, Japan (Okinawa), Ecuador, Italy and South Korea, the writer unearths that the safety and international coverage principles held by means of host govt elites act as a political chance or barrier for anti-base events, influencing their skill to problem abroad U.S. basing policies.

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