Jul 4, 2015

Top Japan, U.S. military brass plan powwow in Washington

The top officers of the Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. military will meet in Washington this month and likely agree to strengthen their alliance in response to China’s growing maritime assertiveness, sources close to bilateral relations said Saturday. Gen. Katsutoshi Kawano, head of the ...

Jul 2, 2015

Japan, U.S. might resume TPP talks next week

The Japanese and U.S. governments are considering resuming working-level talks related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations on July 9, according to informed sources. Through the talks, Tokyo and Washington hope to find common ground on pending issues on the multilateral free trade deal, including ...

First A-bomb exhibition in 20 years in Washington begins

Jun 15, 2015

First A-bomb exhibition in 20 years in Washington begins

An exhibition underscoring the misery inflicted on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the U.S. atomic bombings in 1945 has gotten underway in Washington for the first time in 20 years. Two survivors pleaded for efforts toward the abolition of nuclear weapons before some 150 people ...