October 22, 2014 | Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases.
Articles by Gwyn Kirk
March 11, 2014 | Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
June 17, 2013 | The root of the sexual assault crisis plaguing the military lies in militarism itself.
July 7, 2011 | Whistleblowers have unearthed the widespread use of Agent Orange by the U.S. military in Korea.
November 10, 2010 | The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security just turned 10 years old -- but few nations are helping it meet its goals of involving women in peacemaking and peacekeeping.
May 12, 2010 | The Department of Defense plans to relocate 8,600 Marines from Okinawa (Japan) to Guam, provide additional live-fire training sites, expand Andersen Air Force Base, create berthing for a nuclear aircraft carrier, and erect a missile defense system on the island.
March 2, 2010 | The testing of nuclear weapons has had devastating effects as well.
February 10, 2010 | From Okinawa to Guam, citizens are making the best-laid Pentagon plans go awry.
March 9, 2009 | Runaway military spending meets runway anti-military clothing: a new way of looking at the fashioning of war.
March 14, 2008 | Violence against women, violation of local autonomy, and contamination of the environment are all part of the U.S. military footprint in Asia.