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Friday, August 18, 2017

WASHINGTON — Five years ago, Hillary Clinton made a little-noticed deal obligating Japan to continue paying nearly $2 billion a year to help defray the cost of U.S. troops stationed on its territory. The money is used to build housing and training areas for U.S. forces, pay wages to thousands of Japanese workers on U.S bases…

IMAGE: F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets and E-2D Hawkeye plane are seen on the U.S. aircraft carrier John C. Stennis during joint military exercise called Malabar, with the United States, Japan and India participating, off Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa. REUTERS/Nobuhiro Kubo