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The darkest day in United States-Japan relations came out of a clear blue sky. At 7:55am, December 7, 1941, Imperial Japan’s naval and air forces launched a surprise attack on the US Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawai’i. Last Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the attack....
The past ten years have seen ever increasing bilateral goods trade between the United States and South Korea. Both developed economies have successfully increased their bilateral merchandise exports while simultaneously decreasing their balance of trade.
Entering its 25th year, the JET Program aims to improve international interaction and cultural understanding within Japanese communities, as well as advance foreign language education in Japanese schools and municipal governments. The majority of JET participants have consistently been...
The town of Palisades Park, New Jersey, sits close to the George Washington Bridge, one of the main commuter thoroughfares into New York. Until the 1980s, the town was mostly Italian-American, with inexpensive houses and its share of vacant storefronts and buildings. But now, Korean...
American volunteerism is expanding in Southeast Asia. The Peace Corps, a volunteer organization affiliated with the US government that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, is growing beyond its traditional posts in the Philippines and Thailand to include active presence in...
Last week, on November 2nd, a special group of World War II veterans gathered at the United States Capitol to receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor the legislative body can bestow. The men and women of the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat...
According to recently released figures from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Southeast Asian foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States is making a recovery from the effects of the Global Financial Crisis. While Southeast Asia’s FDI stock in the United States declined...

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