Okinawa and the Osprey: A Human Rights Perspective
By Mark S. Cogan
Civil society groups claim that the tiltrotor aircraft has had a significant impact on the local population's quality of life.
Okinawa’s Base Referendum and the Rocky Way Forward
By Temo Dias and Hina Murayama
A controversial new U.S. base faces a double blow: a referendum defeat and an uphill construction battle.
Okinawa’s New Governor Faces First Test: Renewed US Military Base Construction
By Thisanka Siripala
Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki’s honeymoon period ended abruptly as the central government restarted work on a new U.S. base.
What to Watch in the Okinawa Governor's Election
By Mina Pollmann
The governor's race will have major ramifications for the long-stalled Futenma relocation project.