Japan Confirms New Missile Deployments to Ryukyu Islands
By Steven Stashwick
Anti-air and anti-ship missiles will be sent to Ishigaki-jima in 2022.
Fearing Encroachment, Japan to Increase Investment on Far-Flung Islands
By Mina Pollmann
Japan wants to encourage islanders to stay put -- but is that in their best interests?
Japan Set to Boost East China Sea Troop Presence
By Ankit Panda
Japan will likely deploy 500 troops to Ishigaki island, 90 nautical miles from the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.