February 27, 2019
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.
October 07, 2018
Japan’s New Okinawa Governor Sets Tough Anti-US Military Agenda
By Thisanka Siripala
Denny Tamaki’s opposition to the U.S. military presence in Okinawa adds a new chapter to the Futenma relocation dispute.
August 09, 2018
Okinawa Governor’s Death Marks the End of an Era for Anti-US Base Movement
By Aki Nakai
With the death of Governor Onaga, will a new political consensus emerge on the Futenma relocation question?
March 30, 2018
Futenma: ‘The Most Dangerous Base in the World’
By C. Douglas Lummis
It's time to shut down the Futenma air base in Okinawa, before the unthinkable happens.
June 22, 2016
After Murder, Mass Protests in Okinawa Against US Bases
By Roshni Kapur
Tens of thousands of demonstrators attended the anti-U.S. military rally in Okinawa.
June 08, 2016
US Navy Bans Alcohol Use for Okinawa Sailors
By Mina Pollmann
Sailors are also restricted to base after a series of crimes committed by U.S. personnel on the island.
November 18, 2014
Agent Orange in Okinawa
By Kimberly Hughes
Determined citizens are working to uncover “one of the best kept secrets of the Cold War era.”
January 16, 2014
Okinawa & Futenma: Deal Or No Deal?
By Trefor Moss
Tokyo appears to be on the verge of finally settling the controversial issue. Will it succeed?