Regions / Japan
The new governor of Okinawa wants to persuade Washington to stop a controversial base construction project. Will Washington listen?
Guam and Okinawa have a shared history of exploitation by their governments — and a shared threat from new military installations.
The White House seems hell bent on hijacking an Olympic moment of inter-Korean unity.
By roping India and Japan into its standoff with China, the U.S. is raising the nuclear stakes in Asia — including, dangerously, between India and Pakistan.
Fresh off an Asia trip where he showed surprising deference to dictators, Trump looks ready to start a renewed assault on critics at home.
China and South Korea could be game changers on climate — and create a more peaceful region in the process.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.
Trump's leading foreign policy advisers are obsessed with Iran and making dangerous moves from East Asia to the Middle East.
As the Trump administration tries to do damage control in Asia, Korean women are leading a movement to re-define their country's relationship with Washington.