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Other nations around the globe do not have this luck and US Army thugs roam free with a licence to do anything. Only in Romania there were ten cases. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teo_Peter
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The big difference between the Japan incident and this Romania incident is that the latter was committed by a person with Diplomatic Immunity. Read the source: "Peter was killed in a traffic accident at 4:30am on December 3, 2004 when 31-year-old U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Christopher Van Goethem serving as a Marine Security Guard at the U.S. embassy in Bucharest, while driving his Ford Expedition, collided with a taxi carrying Peter. Van Goethem, allegedly drunk, did not obey a traffic signal to stop, which resulted in the collision. Peter was buried on December 7 in Mănăştur Cemetery, in his native Cluj-Napoca." ... "The Romanian government requested the American government lift his diplomatic immunity, which it has refused to do. " 
As far as I understand from the sources, the Japan incident was committed by a military person without diplomatic immunity.