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In Japan, Obama 'Appalled' By Okinawa Murder05:14
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U.S. President Barack Obama walks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the Ujibashi bridge as they visit at the Ise-Jingu Shrine on May 26, 2016 in Ise, Japan. In the two-day summit, the G7 leaders are scheduled to discuss the pressing global issues including counter-terrorism, energy policy, and sustainable development. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
U.S. President Barack Obama walks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the Ujibashi bridge as they visit at the Ise-Jingu Shrine on May 26, 2016 in Ise, Japan. In the two-day summit, the G7 leaders are scheduled to discuss the pressing global issues including counter-terrorism, energy policy, and sustainable development. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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When the Prime Minister of Japan met with President Obama in Japan Wednesday, most of their time was spent discussing the recent murder of an Okinawa woman, allegedly by a U.S. military contractor.

Washington Post reporter David Nakamura tells Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti how the incident, and other past crimes by U.S. military personnel stationed on the island, has complicated diplomatic relations for Obama on his Asia trip this week.

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This segment aired on May 26, 2016.

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