Tomohiro Deguchi

For Tomohiro Deguchi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Clinton arrives in Japan ready to engage Asia

National Feb 17, 2009

Clinton arrives in Japan ready to engage Asia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived Monday evening in Tokyo, kicking off her first overseas visit as the top U.S. diplomat and demonstrating a new commitment by Washington to engage more closely with Asian partners on global issues. "I have come to Asia as ...

Base foes dismayed by Kadena's likely longevity

National Mar 4, 2004

Base foes dismayed by Kadena's likely longevity

Last of three parts NAHA, Okinawa Pref. (Kyodo) Hopes in Okinawa that U.S. military bases will eventually be closed down suffered a severe blow in early February when the commander of Kadena Air Base in central Okinawa Island said the base will be needed for ...

Okinawans said to be hoping U.S. pares military presence

National Mar 2, 2004

Okinawans said to be hoping U.S. pares military presence

Okinawa residents appear increasingly hopeful that the U.S. military presence here will be scaled back amid a global U.S. force realignment. Okinawa Gov. Keiichi Inamine describes the U.S. plans as "one chance" to reduce the burden on the prefecture. The U.S. Marine Corps headquarters is located ...