Posts Tagged: Japan
There's a striking similarity between Japan's reckless decision to attack the United States and George W. Bush's disastrous decision to invade Iraq.
Sato Masaru is a name virtually unknown outside Japan but inescapable within Japan.
Okinawans are going to the polls to register their opposition to a military base plan supported by both Tokyo and Washington.
U.S. military strategy in Northeast Asia is relying on ever more contributions from our allies.
A minor collision between a Chinese fishing boat and Japanese Coast Guard vessel last August continues to resonate in the region.
On September 7 Japanese patrol boats intercepted a Chinese fishing trawler near Kubashima, one of the Senkaku [Chinese: Diaoyu] Islands in the East China Sea.
China and Japan are at loggerheads. As columnist Conn Hallinan explains, rising nationalism and persistent U.S. militarism lie behind the crisis.
The dispute over the U.S. base in Okinawa continues to bedevil the U.S.-Japan alliance.
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.
On September 7 an incident occurred in which a Chinese trawler tried to shake off a Japan Coast Guard patrol boat that pursued it to investigate illegal operations at sea fifteen kilometers from Kubajima of the Senkaku Islands of Okinawa prefecture.