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US Moves to Limit Protections for Civilian Military Contractors in Japan (Dan)
The change comes after many conflicts between Okinawans and American military stationed on the base on the island, including the recent rape and murder of a young girl. Regardless of the new limits, many Okinawans feel the changes do not go far enough.
GOP Senator Won’t Tell Voters How He Feels About Divisive Issue Until After The Election (Trevin)
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) refuses to take a position on the TPP until after the November election.
Behind FBI Director James Comey’s ‘No’ on the Clinton Verdict (Dan)
How a bipartisan critic, though registered Republican, waded through politics to get to a “No’ on charges but with serious criticisms of Hillary Clinton.
Chilcot Inquiry Makes Britain Look and Feel That Much Worse (Dan)
A 7-year long inquiry over the UK decision to participate in the Iraq war ends with the expected outcome a strong condemnation of Tony Blair. The US, too, does not come off unscathed.