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U.S. Should Close Bases on Okinawa: Bring Troops Home and Let Japanese Defend Japan

Doug Bandow | Posted 12.27.2014 | World
Doug Bandow

The U.S. is over-burdened militarily and effectively bankrupt financially, but Washington is determined to preserve every base and deployment, no matter how archaic -- such as the many military facilities in Okinawa.

Japan-China Ties Are Still Fragile After Leaders Meet

AP | KEN MORITSUGU | Posted 11.11.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — What happens next in Japan-China relations depends not only on what they do, but also on what they don't do. A tentative, some would s...

Meet the Hillary Clinton of Japan

Nancy Snow | Posted 01.27.2014 | World
Nancy Snow

Japan is teeming with exceptionally hard-working, bright and articulate women who could be Japan's leading indicators of success.

Japan's Hate Speech Problem: Part One

Nancy Snow | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Nancy Snow

The image of Japan abroad will become more negative if these hate speech demonstrations are not reported more often in the Japanese press or taken up as a growing problem by Japanese politicians.

China Hawk Wins Landslide Victory In Japanese Vote

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 12.17.2012 | World

TOKYO -- After leading his conservative party to a landslide victory that will bring it back to power after a three-year hiatus, Shinzo Abe stressed M...

What Do We Really Know About Health?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Knowledge is not power. Where there's a will, there may or may not be a way. And fitness must be made to fit. Some truths are, indeed, self-evident -- others require a bit of cultivation.