Regions / Japan
The U.S. military footprint on Okinawa is shrinking, but the impasse over bases remains.
Despite the recent change in North Korea's leadership, it is important that talks resume between Pyongyang and Japan.
The presence of military bases in Japan has been a strong cause of unrest and outspoken frustation.
There is perhaps more common ground between Okinawans and Marines than either Washington or Tokyo imagines.
Can we close the Futenma U.S. Marine Base in Japan Without Constructing Additional Marine Bases in Okinawa?
China is key to Japan's economic recovery.
It took a little help from its friends for the United States to defeat Imperial Japan in World War II.
How a Hiroshima victim came to meet the co-pilot of the plane that dropped the bomb.
Let's hope that, unlike with Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors, bias against Fukushima refugees will be kept to a minimum.
Robots were a major force in the automation drive that made Japan the most competitive nation in manufacturing in the 1980s. That glory seems to have faded in recent decades, and Japanese robotics are no exception.