Jon Mitchell

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Postcard from…Henoko

While the world's attention is focused on the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the construction of a new U.S. military base gathers steam in Okinawa.

Postcard from…Koza

An anti-American riot in Okinawa in 1970 still has ripple effects on the island today.

Postcard from…Takae

In the jungles of northern Okinawa, protests against planned U.S. helipads reach a crisis point.

Postcard From…Futenma

Okinawans are nowhere to be seen at this summer's U.S. military appreciation day at the controversial Futenma air base.
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