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Bolstering U.S.-ASEAN Cooperation

March 6, 2008 // The Japan Times - Japan - English

BANGKOK — The strategic presence of the United States in Southeast Asia takes two forms, both of which are interrelated: The relationship is institutionalized through the Pacific Command in Honolulu and then formalized through various hub-and-spoke agreements with member states of the 10-member Association of [Read more]

Will Hillary Own Up to 'America's Failure?'

January 23, 2007 // Asahi Shimbun - Japan - English

The central character of the autumn 2008 U.S. presidential election has taken the stage. Hillary Clinton, the New York senator, has announced her bid for the presidency. In the U.S. midterm elections last November, the Democratic Party scored a huge victory over the Republicans to gain control of Congress. [Read more]

'Double A-Bomb' Victims Discovered in Japan

August 7, 2006 // Asahi Shimbun - Japan - English

When she was a young girl, Misako Katani, now 76, went to school in Hiroshima. During the war, she was among students mobilized by the military, and she was sent to work in an infirmary. At 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, 1945, she looked out the infirmary window and saw a bright, blinding flash cut through the sky. [Read more]

U.S. Position on Lebanon 'Defies Comprehension'

August 2, 2005 // Asahi Shimbun - Japan - English

In the early hours of Sunday, an Israeli air strike at a housing complex on the south Lebanon village of Qana killed about 60 civilians, including at least 37 children. According to the Israeli Army, the intended target was a missile launch site operated by the Islamic militant group Hezbollah. But the strike missed [Read more]
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