Video: Anger over U.S. bases triggers Japan PM resignation
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Video: Anger over U.S. bases triggers Japan PM resignation

Japanese citizens were promised by Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama that Japan would remove an American Marine base from their island. After reversing stance and deciding against removing the military base on Okinawa, the public hit the streets to express their rage. His betrayal split his ruling coalition and helped trigger his resignation. (Video by Tyler Sipe and Jun Stinson/Special to The Washington Post via The Center for Digital TV and the World/Tides Center)

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