Posts Tagged: Okinawa
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.
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.