Posts Tagged: Okinawa
Noted journalist John Pilger talks about China, Okinawa, and U.S. policy in Asia.
Hawaii's members of Congress sit at the linchpin of a huge realignment of U.S. military power. Good luck getting them to talk about it.
Washington and Tokyo remain committed to growing the U.S. military footprint on the island of Okinawa — whether Okinawans like it or not.
Time to cull the herd: America's sprawling global footprint encourages military confrontation, makes host countries into targets, and costs taxpayers a fortune.
The U.S. military sits at the center of a dispute that's plagued the peaceful island of Okinawa for decades.
America's top ally in East Asia is bulking up its military, picking fights with its neighbors, and showing a blithe disregard for democracy.
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.
Today, Asia is like the Kardashian clan: wealthy, contentious, and all up in the public’s face.
Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.