Announcing the Success of APJ’s Annual Fund-raising Campaign

Our goal: to raise $12,000 to publish the Journal and to carry out improvements in the design and functioning of our website. At a time when the international order is imploding with new conflicts erupting across the Asia-Pacific our work takes on new importance. We rely on readers, authors and supporters. Your support has allowed us to surpass $13,000 and we thank you for allowing us to continue to make the Journal freely available to all. The Asia-Pacific Journal is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. US Contributions are tax deductible. We are grateful to our supporters at all levels. If you missed the chance to contribute and wish to there's still time. By Paypal or credit card at our home page under Support Us.


X Globalization
The Bravo Test and the Death and Life of the Global Ecosystem in the Early Anthropocene
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Deeply Flawed Partnership (TPP)
Zen and War: A Commentary on Brian Victoria and Karl Baier's Analysis of Daisetz Suzuki and Count Dürckheim
Introduction: Art and Activism in Post-Disaster Japan
Stranger than Fiction: The Interview and U.S. Regime-Change Policy Toward North Korea
Going Native, Going Global: The Violin in Modern Japan
“Fieldwork” North Korea: Observations of daily life on the ground inside the country
The Life and Death of Lafcadio Hearn: A 110-year perspective
Political Protest in Interwar Japan Part I
Changing Modes of Political Dialogue Across the Middle East and East Asia, 1880-2010
Hidden Behind Tokyo: Japan's Rural Periphery
Worker-Intellectual Unity: Suicide, trans-border sociological intervention, and the Foxconn-Apple connection
The State, the Deep State, and the Wall Street Overworld (Updated March 13, 2014)
Beyond the Bubble, Beyond Fukushima: Reconsidering the History of Postwar Japan
WikiLeaks and the Release of the Secret TPP Environment Report TPP
Leaving Asia? The Meaning of Datsu-A and Japan’s Modern History
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Its Critics: An introduction and a petition
The Extraordinary Story of the Komagata Maru: Commemorating the One Hundred Year Challenge to Canada’s Immigration Colour Bar
India Places Its Asian Bet on Japan: Roiling the Waters of the Asia-Pacific
U.S.-China Trade, 1971–2012: Insights into the U.S.-China Relationship
The 10th Anniversary of the Iraq War
China-Japan Territorial Conflicts and the US-Japan-China Relations in Historical and Contemporary Perspective
Japan’s Rightward Swing and the Tottori Prefecture Human Rights Ordinance
The US Military, Green Energy, and the SPIDERS at Pearl Harbor
Economic Nationalism and Regionalism in Contemporary East Asia
Troubled Seas: Japan’s Pacific and East China Sea Domains (and Claims)
The Advance—and the Limits—of Trade Integration in Asia
ASEAN’S Code of Conduct in the South China Sea: A Litmus Test for Community-Building?
Becoming “Chinese”—But What “Chinese”?—in Southeast Asia−−
Japan and China Bypass US in Direct Currency Trade,
Global Perspectives on Nuclear Safety and Security After 3-113.11
Launching the U.S. Terror War: the CIA, 9/11, Afghanistan, and Central Asia9.11
Dominion From Sea to Sea: America's Pacific Ascendancy
Gilded Outside, Shoddy Within:The Human Rights Watch report on Chinese copper mining in Zambia−−HRW
Japanese Business, Soviet Development, and Territorial Conflict, 1975-19851975−1985
Pan-Asianism as an Ideal of Asian Identity and Solidarity, 1850–Present−−1850
Japan, Europe and The Dangerous Fantasy of American Leadership
China-Korea Culture Wars and National Myths: TV Dramas as Battleground−−
Whole Earth or No Earth: The Origin of the Whole Earth Icon in the Ashes of Hiroshima and Nagasaki−−
The Middle East Revolutions in Historical Perspective: Egypt, Occupied Palestine, and the United States−−
The Egyptian Revolution: First Impressions from the Field−−
Operation Paper: The United States and Drugs in Thailand and Burma
Japan As Number One in the Global Economic Crisis: Lessons for the World? ?
"The World is beginning to know Okinawa": Ota Masahide Reflects on his Life from the Battle of Okinawa to the Struggle for Okinawa
Suicide as Protest for the New Generation of Chinese Migrant Workers: Foxconn, Global Capital, and the State−−
How Long Will US Forces Continue to Occupy Japan and Korea? China, the US and the New Division of Power in the Asia-Pacific •Japanese original available
Toward a Global Green Recovery: The G20 and the Asia-Pacific Region——G20
Ampo's Troubled 50th: Hatoyama's Abortive Rebellion, Okinawa's Mounting Resistance and the US-Japan Relationship - Part 150—1
Making the Invisible Empire Visible
The Long Winding Red Road to Ratchaprasong and Thailand's Future