Regions / Japan
The rise of Japan's reactionary right suggests that the country has yet to come to terms with its actions in World War II.
The U.S. government may be legally obligated to defend Japan.
The U.S. 'pivot' to the South and East China Seas has energised the American industrial-military complex, dimming the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing disputes in the region.
With Japanese militarism on the rise, Okinawan leaders bring an angry appeal for peace to Tokyo.
With the pace of Osprey operations increasing, so too is the catastrophic disparity between the U.S. military and the people of Okinawa.
A new CSIS report is indicative of the American foreign policy establishment's contempt for Japan.
Some among Japan's ruling elite seek to rid the country of its "nuclear allergy."
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.