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David Arase, "How to Explain the Embarrassment of Shinzo Abe as Prime Minister of Japan," Notes from Nanjing JPRI blog, December 31, 2013.

David Arase, "China's Air Defense Identification Zone," Notes from Nanjing JPRI blog, November 29, 2013.

Sheila K. Johnson, “Oh, To Be Japanese!” review of Yokohama Yankee: My Family’s Five Generations as Outsiders in Japan, by Leslie Helm, Los Angeles Review of Books, March 13, 2013,


Gavan McCormack Yonaguni, "Dilemmas of a Frontier Island in the East China Sea", The Asia- Pacific Journal, October 1, 2012.


After the Deluge: Short and Medium-term Impacts of the Reactor Damage Caused by the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability, March 17, 2011


Harry Kreisler, "Talking with Chalmers Johnson," CounterPunch, May 6, 2010. Originally published in Harry Kreisler, Political Awakenings: Conversations with History, Interviews with Twenty of the World's Most Influential Writers, Thinkers, and Activists (New York: The New Press, 2010).

Chalmers Johns offers "Three Good Reasons to Liquidate our Empire, and Ten Steps to Take to Do So" at TomDispatch, a Project of The Nation Institute.

r's Johnson reviews a new book on U.S. military base network, in Robert Scheer's Truthdig: a Progressive Journal of News and Opinion.

Chalmers Johnson and Edan Corkill, "Sorge's Spy is Brought in From the Cold. A Soviet-Okinawan Connection," The Asia-Pacific Journal, February 8, 2010

Linda Hoagland, “The Story Behind President Obama’s Trip to Japan,” ANPO blog, November 13, 2010


Steve Clemons, 'Negotiated nationalism' in Japan's Democracy 2.0, Daily Yomiuri Online

Chalmers Johnson, On the Cost of Empire,

Suzanne Pepper, Hong Kong's Political Future; 50 Years without Change … And Then What?, China Elections and Governance, March 21, 2009

Chalmers Johnson, Looming Crisis at the Pentagon,, February 2, 2009


Robert Bedeski, veteran associate of JPRI, Receives an Honorary Doctorate from the Government of Mongolia

Ann Wright, When Rape Hobbles Bush Administration Policies: Sexual Assault and Rape by US Military in Japan Lead to a Major International Incident,

Elizabeth van Kampen,, online reminiscences of Dutch POW life under the Japanese in Indonesia in WWII

Axel Berkofsky, Japan: The Deployment Dilemma, International Relations and Security Network, January 25, 2008

Chalmer's Johnson, Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang (Review),, January 24, 2008

Hisako Masumi, Nobel Peace Prize for Article 9, Asahi Shimbun, January 1, 2008

Murray Sayle, a long-time contributor to JPRI, has been honored with a Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Sydney.

Chalmers Johnson scored second and third among the ten most widely read articles on the war and empire on AlterNet for 2007


Chalmers Johnson, In Conversation, (VIDEO) University of San Francisco Center for the Pacific Rim, March 6, 2007

Chalmers Johnson, Republic or Empire?, Harper's Magazine, January 2007

Chalmers Johnson, 737 U.S. Military Bases = Global Empire, (Excerpt from Nemesis); AlterNet

JPRI Board Member Masahide Ota to Retire From Diet, Mainichi Shimbun, December 10, 2006


David McNeill, Local Fury at Hardy Perennial, Japan Times Online, May 9, 2006

Michael Zielenziger,
Japan's Quake Standards Fall Victim to Greed, Los Angeles Times , April 16, 2006

Obituary, Frank Gibney, 81; American Expert on Japan, Los Angeles Times, April 14, 2006


Gavan McCormack, Koizumi's Kingdom of Illusion, Japan Focus, October 18, 2005

Steven C. Clemons and Andrew L. Oros, Betting on a Bolder Japan, The Japan Times Online, September 15, 2005

Ronald Morse, "The meaning behind Koizumi's moves",
The Japan Times Online, August 31, 2005

Gavan McCormack, "Rewriting an Ugly Past", The Age [Australia], August 15, 2005

Chalmers Johnson, Robbing the Cradle of Civilization, Tom Dispatch, July 7, 2005

Alan Wm. Wolff, China’s Compliance with Its WTO Obligations, Speech at the Center for American
and International Law; Plano, Texas, June 15, 2005

Stephen Mercado, Sailing the Sea of OSINT (Open-Source Intelligence) in the Information Age. Studies in Intelligence,  vol. 48, no. 3, 2004

Chalmers Johnson, "Wake Up! Washington's Alarming Foreign Policy", In These Times, March 31, 2005

Eamon Fingleton, Boeing, Boeing...Gone, The American Conservative, 31 January 2005

Glen Fukushima Appointed President of Airbus Japan
, Financial Times


Chalmers Johnson, Abolish the CIA!,, 5 November 2004

Doug Bandow, Withdrawal is the only honorable way out, The Japan Times Online, November 1, 2004

Linda Butler, Yangtze Remembered: The River Beneath the Lake

Ronald A. Morse, "Flawed Homeland Security", The Japan Times Online, July 26, 2004

Hans Baerwald, Review of Takamae Eiji's Inside GHQ, the Allied Occupation of Japan and its Legacy Social Science Japan Journal, Vol. VII, No. 1, 2004.

Steven C. Clemons, Land of the Free? New York Times, March 31, 2004

Steven C. Clemons, Offshoring is not just pro-con debate, Christian Science Monitor, March 11, 2004

Chalmers Johnson, Tokyo Lets Loose Lapdogs of War Common Dreams, 19 February 2004

Steven Clemons, Exchange Rate Politics in Boca Raton Guarantee Cynical Status Quo Prevails Daily Yomiuiri Online, 15 February 2004

Kozy Amemiya, review of Japan and Okinawa: Structure and Subjectivity. The Ryukyuanist: A Newsletter on Ryukyuan/Okinawan Studies, No. 61, Autumn 2003

Chalmers Johnson, "America's Empire of Bases" Tom Dispatch, 15 January 2004


Tim Shorrock, “Iraq Deployment Shows the East German Syndrome,”, 18 December 2003

Steven Clemons, “Nationalism: Old News or New Worry?”  Daily Yomiuri, 9 December 2004

Bruce Cumings, “Wrong Again:  Bruce Cumings Writes About U.S. Policy on North Korea, London Review of Books, 4 December 2004

Chalmers Johnson, comment and article, Assassins R Us,, 17 November 2003

Chalmers Johnson, “The Looting of Asia,” Review of Gold Warriors: America’s Secret Recovery of Yamashita’s Gold, London Review of Books, 20 November 2003

Steven Clemons, The Day the World Changed – For the WorseSouth China Morning Post, 11 September 2003

Steven Clemons, The Enronization of the Bush AdministrationJapan Times, 16 August 2003

Steven Clemons, Needed – A Whistle Blower for the U.S. AdministrationSouth China Morning Post, 16 August 2003

Chalmers Johnson, Korea, South and North, at Risk,, 17 April 2003

Steven Clemons,  Sharing, Alaska StyleNew York Times, 9 April 2003

Steven Clemons,  Is Japan's 21st Century Role to be U.S. Satellite in Asia? March 22nd, 2003, Daily Yomiuri

Chalmers Johnson, “The War Lovers,” Kyodo News, 10 March 2003

Chalmers Johnson, “Deadly Game of Finding Hussein:  Turning up the Shadow Warrior Could be Difficult,”  Los Angeles Times, 9 February 2003

Chalmers Johnson, “The Disquieted American,” Review of Daniel Ellsberg’s Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, The Guardian,6 February 2003  Article in two parts; click for PART ONE and PART TWO

Chalmers Johnson, “Iraqi Wars,” 10 January 2003


Ivan Hall,   “Sophia, U.S. Author Locked in War of Words,” Asahi Evening News,  27 November 2002

Chalmers Johnson,   “Rebuilding Iraq:  Japan is No Model,”  Los Angeles Times, 17 October 2002

Steven Clemons, “March for Justice:  World War II-Era POWs Face Familiar Foe in Seeking Compensation,”, 11 June 2002

Steven Clemons,  “U.S. Furthers Fraud of Japanese Reform,” Japan Times, 4 March 2002

Ronald Morse and Alan Tonelson,  “Bush Suffers Economic Jet Lag,” Japan Times, 4 March 2002

Chalmers Johnson,  “Bush Should Stay Home:  Apologies to Seoul and Beijing", Japan Times, 3 March 2002

Chalmers Johnson,  “Economic Fanaticism is Bad for Seoul,” Los Angeles Times, 27 January 2002

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