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Oliver Stone to visit Okinawa to discuss U.S. military base issue

Oliver Stone to visit Okinawa to discuss U.S. military base issue

July 3, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

In an event that celebrates the 120th anniversary of the establishment of the Ryukyu Shimpo, the newspaper will invite two-time Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone to Okinawa. The event will feature a lecture by Stone with a panel discussion. Stone will observe the U.S. military bases in Okinawa for the first time. With an interpreter present, the discussion will cover the excessive burden on Okinawa of hosting bases and U.S. military strategy. Some of...