Posts Tagged: Japan
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.
The U.S. military base in Okinawa is at the forefront of three Japanese elections this year.
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.
The making of an unequal, unconstitutional, illegal, colonial and deceitful U.S.-Japan agreement.
Japan is on the verge of a political revolution, and the ripples might transform Asia as well.
South Korea and Japan are fighting over two tiny islands, but not because of fishing rights or the prospect of oil.
The Obama administration needs to recognize an aggressive policy toward North Korea is as ineffective now as it was during Clinton and Bush.