Satoko Oka Norimatsu

Satoko Oka Norimatsu

Satoko Oka Norimatsu is a writer based in Vancouver, Canada. She is co-author of Resistant Islands: Okinawa Confronts Japan and the United States, the Second Edition (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018).

Articles by this author

"How should each citizen of Japan, the former colonizer, look at the way the leaders of the divided Koreas have held hands and pledged the solidarity of their people towards a shared future?" (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) Views
Friday, May 25, 2018
Inter-Korea Summit: How One Japanese Views The Japanese Mainstream Attitudes toward the North-South Detente on the Peninsula
After 70 years of division, leaders Moon Jae-In of the Republic of Korea (“the ROK” below) and Kim Jong-Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (“the DPRK” below), crossed the DMZ in unison for the first time. This was a historic moment that moved many people, myself included, to tears, but...
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Friday, May 20, 2016
In Hiroshima, Obama and Abe Should Acknowledge Their Country's Wrongdoing
On May 27, as the first sitting president of the United States, Barack Obama, will visit Hiroshima, the city that his country attacked with an atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. Obama neither has a plan to apologize for the bombing nor to go back to the debate on the decision to drop the bomb. He has...
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