Japanese Protest Arrival of US Nuclear Carrier

Arriving to replace the USS Kitty Hawk at the Yokosua Naval Base outside of Tokyo, the USS George Washington was met by Japanese protesters who view the presence of the nuclear carrier as a security threat to the region. Besides their fears of a nuclear accident, It seems that the Japanese know all too well that ships in ports make very tempting targets.

The Japanese are fortunate that the arriving carrier is the USS George Washington and not the USS Harry S Truman, which would serve as a constant reminder to why the Japanese have US forces in Japan in the first place.

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