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Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands 204 the contemporary pacific • spring 2000 get cut. In late May Underwood, as a member of the Military Construction The Republic of the Marshall Islands Subcommittee, voted in support of a has built new roads of all kinds during $103 million military construction the period under review. From road package for Guam. construction funded by the govern- For Guam’s governor, legislature, ment of Japan, to new approaches to and congressman the return of excess the Asian Development Bank (adb), federal land and future political status the People’s Republic of China, and are interrelated issues of enormous the Republic of China (Taiwan), to importance. They were succinctly sinuous pathways connecting national addressed by Congressman Under- leaders, the year revealed many novel wood in a May speech to Guam’s detours in policy and unprecedented Chamber of Commerce, “Until we get political directions. the full hearing of our political status The minority party, or “opposi- aspirations, until such matters are tion,” achieved an unprecedented fully resolved, it is our responsibility level of organization and effective- to argue for unique treatment as well ness. Although a vote of no confi- as fair treatment; to receive our due dence failed to remove President http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2000 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-9464

Abstract

204 the contemporary pacific • spring 2000 get cut. In late May Underwood, as a member of the Military Construction The Republic of the Marshall Islands Subcommittee, voted in support of a has built new roads of all kinds during $103 million military construction the period under review. From road package for Guam. construction funded by the govern- For Guam’s governor, legislature, ment of Japan, to new approaches to and congressman the return of excess the Asian Development Bank (adb), federal land and future political status the People’s Republic of China, and are interrelated issues of enormous the Republic of China (Taiwan), to importance. They were succinctly sinuous pathways connecting national addressed by Congressman Under- leaders, the year revealed many novel wood in a May speech to Guam’s detours in policy and unprecedented Chamber of Commerce, “Until we get political directions. the full hearing of our political status The minority party, or “opposi- aspirations, until such matters are tion,” achieved an unprecedented fully resolved, it is our responsibility level of organization and effective- to argue for unique treatment as well ness. Although a vote of no confi- as fair treatment; to receive our due dence failed to remove President

Journal

The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Feb 1, 2001

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