- Saudi Arabia and Egypt will send ground troops into Yemen after airstrikes soften up the Houthis. The overall effort is called “Operation Decisive Storm,” which makes you wonder if the name is a poke at President Obama. 652 more words
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TOKYO —A row over a controversial U.S. military base on Okinawa worsened Tuesday as Tokyo dug in its heels against the local governor’s order to halt construction. 425 more words
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) talking with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the end of a news conference at Mr Abe’s official residence in Tokyo on March 23, 2015. 206 more words
Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party held negotiations over a new amendment to the US-Japan Security Treaty on March 20, according to Duowei News, a media outlet run by overseas Chinese. 865 more words
Here’s an important story from Chinese news agency Xinhua. It’s a must-read. Check it out!
TOKYO — A group of Japanese historians and academics is urging McGraw-Hill, the American publisher, to “correct” a college textbook that they say contains “many erroneous expressions” about sex slaves used by Japanese soldiers during World War II. 753 more words