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As North Korea develops nuclear weapons and tests ballistic missiles that could potentially hit the United States, the U.S. response has so far been ineffective. President...
fitzgerald

Early in the morning of June 17th, 56 nautical miles off the entrance to Tokyo Bay, a container ship crashed into the side of the...
Pearl Harbor

Seventy-five years ago today, Japanese carrier-based airplanes swept over the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor and inflicted upon the American Navy the worst defeat...
Hiroshima

In preparation for his visit to Hiroshima, President Obama – and of course his amanuensis, Ben Rhodes – would be well-advised to re-read the brilliant...

With Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Washington and getting ready to address a joint meeting of Congress, the long-awaited "revised guidelines" for the U.S.-Japan...

When Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, arrives in Washington D.C. late this month, the cherry blossoms will have just dropped. According to U.S. and Japanese...

Washington-based security analysts not surprisingly interpret almost everything through a parochial lens, seeing how it affects America and domestic interests. Such an approach sometimes can...

Just a decade ago, only fantasists would have dreamed up headlines such as "Japan, Indonesia Strengthen Defense Ties," or "Australia-Japan Military Ties Are a 'Quasi-Alliance.'"...

Twenty years ago today, Japan suffered its worst terrorist atrocity, the sarin gas attack on Tokyo's subways by the religious cult known as Aum Shinrikyo....

My post yesterday on foreign and domestic criticism of President Obama's so-called pivot to Asia elicited responses including those that faulted me for focusing on...

Beijing apparently believes in Rahm Emanuel's famous dictum that you shouldn't let a crisis go to waste. Instead of condemning ISIS’s brutal murder of two...

Japan’s second hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, has apparently been beheaded by ISIS, following the fate of the countryman he sought to help rescue. In an...