Regions / Japan
A recently discovered U.S. army report puts lie to the Pentagon's denials that it exposed soldiers and civilians to Agent Orange on Okinawa.
Thanks in part to U.S. announcement of deployment of an ABM system in Japan, the smoldering between Japan and China could burst into open flames.
In the cargo-container communities of Japan's disaster areas, one finds echoes of post-Katrina New Orleans.
The motives for dropping nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were political, the targets civilian -- a textbook case of terrorism.
Does it mean protecting nuclear plants or using nuclear weapons for national security?
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.
This article examines the protests held in Japan on June 29, 2012 in response to the government's call for resumption of nuclear energy after Fukishima.
Japan is about to replace its nuclear plants with something just as risky.
This article reflects upon the ecological impact and widespread resentment of the U.S. military base in Okinawa.
The Japanese coalition government is still woefully unprepared to handle crises like Fukushima.