Protests against an American base have increased tension between Okinawa and the Japanese government. Under the surface, there has turned out to be two contrasting visions of America on the archipelago: one of being an object of consumerism, and the other of military violence.
Some 35,000 people gathered for the [Read more]
The most popular film of this year in the U.S. is causing the biggest disputes in years. Is Clint Eastwood's “American Sniper,” nominated for Oscars in six categories, a portrait of a psychopath or a hero?
American conservatives are happy. There it is: a movie about the war in Iraq that we don't need to be [Read more]