Jon Mitchell

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Postcard from Tokyo

With Japanese militarism on the rise, Okinawan leaders bring an angry appeal for peace to Tokyo.

Seconds Away From Midnight

During the 1960, as the Cold War heated up, the U.S. government placed nuclear weapons in Okinawa, Japan, which it did not admit until years later.

U.S. Veteran Exposes Pentagon’s Denials of Agent Orange Use on Okinawa

This article examines the efforts of the U.S. government to deny the storage of Agent Orange on the Okinawa military base during the Vietnam War and the U.S. veterans, and their family members, whose health has been permanently damaged by exposure to the chemicals during the 1960s and 70s.
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