The Battle of Okinawa really started on Oct. 10, 1944, with the bombing of Naha and other locations in the Nansei Islands.
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Disasters can strike anywhere at anytime. Japan must be prepared.
The consequences of actions by male U.S. military personnel are long-lasting and can be devastating for those involved.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may wish to forget this time as a bad dream, but insead he and must try to learn from it, as should the opposition parties, the voters and the alliance managers who backed the wrong horse.
To get results, language learning should be fun, eye-opening and meaningful.
The LDP has lost almost all elections in Okinawa despite the government's candidates consistently being the more qualified and experienced.
U.S. President Donald Trump's comments play into the prime minister's efforts at constitutional revision, particularly with regard to Article 9.
An overlooked pool of potential workers is the dependent population of U.S. military personnel assigned to Japan.
Are Japan's politicians are up to the test if the Senkaku Islands were seized?
There are numerous reasons why sister cities are increasingly important, including the promotion of trade and exports as well as attracting inbound tourists.