January 16, 2014
Okinawa & Futenma: Deal Or No Deal?
By Trefor Moss
December 27, 2013
After Deadlock, Okinawa Approves US Air Base Relocation
By J.T. Quigley
December 20, 2013
Political Uncertainties Deepen Over US Okinawa Air Base
By Justin McDonnell
July 12, 2011
Time for Futenma Rethink
With little local support, it’s time for a rethink of the current plan to relocate US forces in Japan.
May 11, 2011
WikiLeaks and Japan’s Security
Leaked cables obtained by WikiLeaks suggest a misguided attempt by the Japanese government to steer views on defence and security.
February 25, 2011
Japan Cracks Down on Dissent
Police have been getting tough on protests over the location of US bases. Is it part of a broader crackdown?
February 09, 2011
Another Okinawa Battle
Renewed construction in Okinawa has reignited debate over the US military. But is the time for talk over?
November 30, 2010
What the Okinawa Poll Means
Did economics trump the Futenma base relocation issue in Sunday’s gubernatorial election?
November 16, 2010
DPJ Grey at APEC
TPP entry placed on back burner as Naoto Kan gets sidetracked by diplomatic disputes at APEC summit.
September 15, 2010
No Downtime for PM Kan
The rising yen, economy, Futenma issue, China… Naoto Kan hasn’t got the time to relax.
August 02, 2010
Here We Go Again?
Is the latest government apology over the Futenma Air Station just more of the same?
July 08, 2010
Economy First for Kan
Naoto Kan will need to focus on economic policy first, not foreign policy, Brad Glosserman says.