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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.
Washington and Tokyo remain committed to growing the U.S. military footprint on the island of Okinawa — whether Okinawans like it or not.
The U.S. military sits at the center of a dispute that's plagued the peaceful island of Okinawa for decades.
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.
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.
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.