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Mandatory U.S. Military Evacuations in Japan?

CNN International is reporting, based on an unnamed source, that United States military officials are mulling over the prospect of mandatory evacuations from Japan. A senior defense official told CNN worries over radiation levels would trigger the evacuations:

CBS News first broke the story of the possible mandatory evacuation. The media outlet reports that the U.S. aircraft carrier George Washington left its port at Yokosuka over radiation concerns.