Posts Tagged: U.S. Military Bases
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.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
An AFRICOM official says the U.S. has been "at war" in Africa for over two years.
The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it.
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
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.