Postcard from…Jeju

Postcard from…Jeju

A proposed naval base on the South Korean island of Jeju has encountered fierce resistance from the residents.

Smearing Japan

Smearing Japan

A State Department official resigned after describing Okinawans as “extortionists” and “lazy.” Here’s the story behind the story.

Postcard from…Henoko

Postcard from…Henoko

While the world’s attention is focused on the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the construction of a new U.S. military base gathers steam in Okinawa.

Japan’s Three Elections

Japan’s Three Elections

The U.S. military base in Okinawa is at the forefront of three Japanese elections this year.

Interview with Andrew Bacevich

Interview with Andrew Bacevich

U.S. military intervention is counter-productive to U.S. national interests, argues the best-selling author and professor of international relations.

Postcard From…Futenma

Postcard From…Futenma

Okinawans are nowhere to be seen at this summer’s U.S. military appreciation day at the controversial Futenma air base.