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By Andrew Yeo

Anti-U.S. base protests, performed out in parliaments and the streets of host countries, proceed to come up in several elements of the area. In a singular technique, this e-book examines the impression of anti-base routine and the $64000 function bilateral alliance relationships play in shaping stream results. the writer explains not just whilst and the way anti-base pursuits subject, but additionally how host governments stability among household and foreign strain on base-related concerns. 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 protection and international coverage rules held by means of host govt elites act as a political chance or barrier for anti-base routine, influencing their skill to problem abroad U.S. basing policies.

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