Posts Tagged: Okinawa
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.
The Obama administration's "Pacific Pivot" is wreaking environmental havoc on the pristine ecosystems of the Asia-Pacific region.
It’s a critical time to support Japanese efforts to oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s nationalist refashioning of his country.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
As they rally against a planned military base on Henoko, the people of Okinawa need all the support they can get.
The root of the sexual assault crisis plaguing the military lies in militarism itself.
With Japanese militarism on the rise, Okinawan leaders bring an angry appeal for peace to Tokyo.