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Obama: US will defend Japan vs China

The tiny islands in the East China Sea, called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese, are part of the territorial dispute between Japan and China. President Barack Obama (inset) affirmed Thursday that the United States would be obligated to defend Japan against China though he asked all sides to resolve the issue peacefully. AP file photo PHOTO

Showing solidarity with Japan, US President Barack Obama on Thursday affirmed that the United States would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over disputed islands but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama calls for peaceful end to island dispute

President Barack Obama, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe participate in a joint news conference at the Akasaka State Guest House in Tokyo, Thursday, April 24, 2014. AP

President Barack Obama said Thursday that he wants to see a dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea resolved peacefully, while affirming that America’s mutual security treaty with Japan applies to the islands.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US sending 2 warships to Japan to counter North Korea

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera participate in a joint news conference at the Japanese Ministry of Defense headquarters Sunday April 6, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Secretary Hagel announced that the U.S. is planning to forward-deploy two additional AEGIS ballistic missile defense ships to Japan by 2017. AP

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations Sunday, announcing that the U.S. will send two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan to counter the North Korean threat, and saying China must better respect its neighbors.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hagel to tour China’s new aircraft carrier

Accompanied by Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, left, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, right, reviews the honor guard at the Japanese Ministry of Defense headquarters April 6, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Secretary Hagel is visiting Japan, China and Mongolia, on his fourth trip to Asian nations since taking office. AP

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to get a rare tour Monday of China’s first aircraft carrier, becoming the first foreign visitor to go aboard the ship.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Hundreds rally against Okinawa base move plan

In this video image taken from AP video, protesters march against the relocation plan of the US base in Naha, Okinawa prefecture, Feb. 11, 2014. Several hundred people rallied Tuesday against a contentious plan to relocate a U.S. military base to another site on Okinawa ahead of U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy's visit to the southern Japanese island. AP

Several hundred people rallied Tuesday against a plan to relocate a U.S. military base on the Japanese island of Okinawa ahead of a visit by U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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