Shino Hateruma
What “Burden”?

What “Burden”?

Here’s another guest post from JSW contributor Shino Hateruma. This is an introductory post by Shino on U.S. – Japanese relations and the bases on Okinawa. Shino is Japanese but identifies herself as Okinawan. Congratulations to Shino for being accepted into the Ph.D. program at Waseda University! Considering the concentration of the military stationed there,...

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Defense Minister Kitazawa Discusses Japan Defense Policy

Defense Minister Kitazawa Discusses Japan Defense Policy

Here’s a guest post by Shino Hateruma, a student at Waseda University’s Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies. Shino is Japanese but identifies as Okinawan, and is interested in U.S. – Japanese relations. This is her first post. Japanese Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa gave a public speech at the symposium of the Japanese Security Policy...

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