**FILE** Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) shakes hands with U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos during a joint announcement at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on April 5, 2013. Japan and the U.S. have agreed on plans for returning to Japan land adjacent to Kadena Air Base on the southern island of Okinawa that is now used by the U.S. military. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) shakes hands with U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos during a joint announcement at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on April 5, 2013. Japan and the U.S. have agreed on plans for returning to Japan land adjacent to Kadena Air Base on the southern island of Okinawa that is now used by the U.S. military. (Associated Press)