Recent Articles Challenging Nuclearism: The Nuclear Ban Treaty Assessed Candlelight and the Yellow Ribbon: Catalyzing Re-Democratization in South Korea Notes Toward an Archaeology of Hallyu Transnational Environmental Activism and Japan’s Second Modernity In the Jungles With The Viet Cong: The War on Nature Then and Today China’s Takeover of the Port of Piraeus in Greece: Blowback for Europe The Return of the Show Trial: China’s Televised “Confessions”¹ U.S. Accession to the Law of the Sea Convention? A Challenge for America’s Global Leadership End Game for Japan’s Construction State - The Linear (Maglev) Shinkansen and Abenomics China’s Migrant Worker Poetry Vicarious Politics: Violence and the Colonial Period in Contemporary South Korean Film 대리 정치: 현대 한국영화에 나타난 폭력과 식민시대 조선 代理政治: 現代韓国映画における暴力と植民地時代朝鮮 The Threat to Indonesian Democracy in the New Gilded Age of Trump Coming Home after 70 Years: Repatriation of Korean Forced Laborers from Japan and Reconciliation in East Asia Integration and Conflict in Indonesia’s Spice Islands The Emperor’s Army and Japan’s Discrimination against Okinawa Constructing the Construction State: Cement and Postwar Japan Seawall Construction on Oura Bay: Internationalizing the Okinawa Struggle The Ecology of War in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific A Paradox of Japanese Taxation: Analyzing the Furusato Nozei Tax System The Threat to Japanese Democracy: The LDP Plan for Constitutional Revision to Introduce Emergency Powers