Oct 30, 2014

Japanese access to U.S. bases

Japan and the U.S. have agreed "in substance" on a new accord that paves the way for on-site environmental surveys by Japanese authorities inside U.S. military bases.

Aug 8, 2013

Helicopter crash stirs resentment

The U.S. Air Force helicopter crash Monday in Okinawa is likely to deepen residents' fear of aircraft operations, especially those of the tilt-roter MV-22 Osprey.

Scholar tries to ease Okinawa's U.S. pains

Nov 24, 2012

Scholar tries to ease Okinawa's U.S. pains


Three years ago, Robert Eldridge gave up his associate professorship at Osaka University to work on behalf of the U.S. Marine Corps in Okinawa. He said he thought he could make bigger contributions to U.S.-Japan relations in the prefecture than by teaching about the ...