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USO Okinawa Service Salute 2017

The United Service Organizations Inc., better known as the USO, is a nonprofit organization most famous for bringing entertainment to United States service members while overseas. 117 more words

Okinawa

Japanese professor concerned that female soldiers would be “naked” after bombs blow off clothes

Tries painting a dark picture of constitutional amendments, raises eyebrows for colorful imagination that resembles naughty anime or video game. 612 more words

Japan

Media Mix, Oct. 30, 2016

Here’s this week’s Media Mix about the status of Japan’s Self-Defense Forces when they’re dispatched overseas to participate in peacekeeping missions. What’s odd about the obfuscation carried out by the government is that, by all accounts, the public seems to want the SDF to take on a more proactive role in matters like this. 373 more words

Media

Samurai sword in new Japan Self-Defense Force emblem causing controversy

Critics say that adding a katana to the insignia is offensively evocative of Japan’s World War II military aggression. 504 more words

Japan