Posts Tagged: Okinawa
The "Okinawa problem" has emerged as a crucial bone of contention, not only between the US and Japanese governments but between the people of Okinawa and both governments.
The dispute over the U.S. base in Okinawa continues to bedevil the U.S.-Japan alliance.
In the jungles of northern Okinawa, protests against planned U.S. helipads reach a crisis point.
The conflict over an aging U.S. military base in Okinawa has not gone away. Rather, it illustrates the very different ideas that Washington and Tokyo have about their alliance.
The U.S. military base in Okinawa is at the forefront of three Japanese elections this year.
Okinawans are nowhere to be seen at this summer's U.S. military appreciation day at the controversial Futenma air base.
Ersatz Buddha wildly inflates extent of support for U.S. bases on Okinawa.
We need to make the usual suspects in foreign policy expertise more reflective of the nation's diversity.
It's no mystery who's responsible for the latest political tragedy in Japan.
Japanese PM Hatoyama tries to sell Okinawa on a modified base relocation plan.