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Confronting Korea’s Censored Discourse on Comfort Women
January 31, 2018

Confronting Korea’s Censored Discourse on Comfort Women

By Joseph Yi
Controversy over the comfort women is partly rooted in a Manichean worldview dividing people into innocents and oppressors.
Japan, China, and the Strains of Historical Memory
December 26, 2017

Japan, China, and the Strains of Historical Memory

By Joe Renouard
80 years after the Nanjing Massacre, historical issues continue to haunt China-Japan relations.

This 1925 Novel Inspired Japan’s Attack on Pearl Harbor
December 08, 2017

This 1925 Novel Inspired Japan’s Attack on Pearl Harbor

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A little known novel by a British naval analyst predicted a U.S.-Japan war, including a Japanese sneak attack on U.S. forces.

‘The Nonsense of Witnessing Such Beauty’: Malinowski’s Tryst with Sri Lanka
October 11, 2017

‘The Nonsense of Witnessing Such Beauty’: Malinowski’s Tryst with Sri Lanka

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The great ethnographer’s little-known adventures on the way to the Pacific.

US Navy World War II-Era Heavy Cruiser Wreckage Discovered in Pacific
August 23, 2017

US Navy World War II-Era Heavy Cruiser Wreckage Discovered in Pacific

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. warship was sunk by a Japanese submarine in July 1945. It delivered parts for the atomic bomb dropped over Hiroshima.
No, India’s Army Did Not Play a ‘Significant Role’ at Dunkirk
August 08, 2017

No, India’s Army Did Not Play a ‘Significant Role’ at Dunkirk

By Franz-Stefan Gady
When discussing India’s role in World War II, let’s stick to the historical facts.

The Big Lesson From the US Victory at the Battle of Midway, 75 Years Later
June 09, 2017

The Big Lesson From the US Victory at the Battle of Midway, 75 Years Later

By Robert Farley
Winning organizations take pains to maintain their flexibility in the face of technological and strategic changes.
The Battle of Midway, 75 Years On
June 07, 2017

The Battle of Midway, 75 Years On

By Ankit Panda
75 years later, the Battle of Midway stands as one of the greatest all-time naval victories.

The Significance of Abe’s Pearl Harbor Visit
January 25, 2017

The Significance of Abe’s Pearl Harbor Visit

By Seiko Mimaki
The Japanese prime minister’s visit shows that liberals don’t have the monopoly on reconciliation.

From ‘Infamy’ to ‘Reconciliation’ – Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to Pearl Harbor
January 25, 2017

From ‘Infamy’ to ‘Reconciliation’ – Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to Pearl Harbor

By Yuichi Hosoya
A shift in perceptions could change the direction of the U.S.-Japan alliance.

Imperial Japan's Southeast Asia Offensive in Retrospective
December 13, 2016

Imperial Japan's Southeast Asia Offensive in Retrospective

By Robert Farley
Imperial Japan's Southeast Asia campaign is among the most successful series of military operations ever conducted.
Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor: What to Expect
December 06, 2016

Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor: What to Expect

By Yuki Tatsumi
What to watch for during the Japanese prime minister's historic trip.

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