Japanese Fighter Jets Visit Philippines for First Time Since 1945
By Sebastian Strangio
The two F-15s took part in a two-week exchange between the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force and the Philippine Air Force.
Japan’s Tangled Territorial Dispute With Russia
By Cristian Martini Grimaldi
In northernmost Hokkaido, residents can easily see Russian-held islands that once belonged to Japan. Some still hold out hope for the islands’ return.
What Does Finance Have to Do With War?
By Robert Farley
Examining how Japan financed its 20th century wars provides context for understanding the relationship between finance and international conflict.
75 Years Later, 1 Million Japanese War Dead Still Missing
By Associated Press
The missing Japanese make up about half of the 2.4 million soldiers who died overseas during Japan's military rampage across Asia.
Going to ‘War’ Against Coronavirus
By Paul Kreitman
Lessons in home front mobilization from war-time East Asia.
One South Korean Province Wants to Tag Japanese Firms as ‘War Criminals’
By Tae-jun Kang
The move is short-sighted, given the importance of the Japan-South Korea relationship.
Why the 'Comfort Women' Issue Still Matters, 70 Years Later
By Hiroka Shoji
The refusal to adequately address past atrocities permeates how women are viewed in Japanese society today.
Tokyo and the Night of the Firewind
By Senan Fox
The night of March 9-10, 1945 brought unimaginable destruction on the Japanese capital.