LUNCH DISCUSSION WITH Mayor Susumu Inamine of Nago, Okinawa on the Prospects for a New Marine Corps Air Base on Okinawa (At CATO Institute, DC)

2014/05/19 Mon.

Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC



(Please also check the event at Busboys and Poet (14 & V) on Tuesday, May 20th from 6pm, as well asthe event in NY on May 17th)

Mayor Susumu Inamine, who recently won reelection in Nago on Okinawa will discuss the proposed relocation of U.S. military facilities at Futenma Air Station to Henoko Bay in Nago, northern Okinawa. Although agreed upon in 1996 by the U.S. and Japanese governments, it has created continueal controversy within Japan and tensions between Okinawa and Tokyo. Inamine, an opponent of the move, has vowed to block relocation efforts. With the Abe Government stepping up efforts to build the new base, Inamine has put himself on a collision course with Tokyo. At the luncheon. Mayor Inamine will discuss his perspective on the proposed base relocation and America’s military presence on Okinawa.


Lunch will be provided, but seating is limited, so please respond to events@cato.org, if you would like to attend.
When: Monday, May 19, 2014, 11:30am-1:30pm
Where: The Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC http://www.cato.org/events/directions
Who: Nago City Mayor Susumu Inamine & Member of the Japanese House of Representatives (Okinawa) Denny Tamaki

Questions about the event can be directed to Travis Evans
(tevans@cato.org) at CATO.


Mayor Inamine’s visit to New York and Washington DC is coordinated by the New Diplomacy Initiative (http://www.nd-initiative.org/). Inquiry about the delegation can be directed to info@nd-initiative.org




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