Regions / Japan
Nine months after stepping down as Prime Minister, Yukio Hatoyama conceded that he had just given "deterrence" as the factor necessitating retention of the US Marine Corps on Okinawa because he needed a pretext.
After Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Congress believed that the Manhattan Project was money well-spent.
The atomic bombs we dropped on Japan may have been all about Russia.
Dick Cheney was right -- about one thing.
Sushi, not long ago a quintessentially Japanese product, has gone global.
An anti-American riot in Okinawa in 1970 still has ripple effects on the island today.
Historian John Dower illustrates the evolution of the attitudes, thoughts, and cultures that govern the conduct of modern warfare.
There's a striking similarity between Japan's reckless decision to attack the United States and George W. Bush's disastrous decision to invade Iraq.
The outcome of debate over Japan's weapons export ban will shape the future of its defense policy.
Sato Masaru is a name virtually unknown outside Japan but inescapable within Japan.