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Nov 11: Okinawa military base holds key to US-Japan relations

A US marine base on Japan's southern island of Okinawa has become the focus of friction between Washington and Tokyo following the Democratic Party of Japan's historic election victory and change of government. In this audio slideshow, FT Tokyo bureau chief Mure Dickie went to Okinawa to take photographs and hear local views on a dispute that some observers fear could undermine one of the world's most important military alliances. Photos by Mure Dickie, AFP, Getty Images and Bloomberg. Produced and edited by Edward Cheng