scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,177
In the book Blowback Chalmers Johnson discusses the way in which the United States has created an empire in which some of its actions could have serious repercussions In a sense blowback is simply another way of saying a nation reaps what it sows Johnson 17 Blowback is a term originally created by the CIA which is used to refer to incidences which occur as consequences to operations that are secret from the American people In the book Johnson describes the relationship between the US and some other countries as completely unnecessary In this paper I will examine the USs occupation of Okinawa Japan and its possible affects on unaware Americans The description of Okinawa is a real and gruesome account of how the US military seeks to hold onto its power and control in foreign diplomacy The situation in Okinawa was created just after World War II From the period of 1945 to 1972 the Japanese southern island of Okinawa was occupied and governed completely as a US military preserve In 1952 the Japanese gave this right to the Americans in a treaty dealing which led to the end of American occupation of Japans main islands The occupation of Japans US military bases were an absolutely critical part in Americas fight against communism in Vietnam and Korea However the US never asked if they could conduct war from there they merely did it Since this time Americans have still inhabited much of Okinawa and in large part have remained there without major reason The threat of political instability as an excuse has been used too long since Japan has thrived as a nation since WWII It is not only that Americans take up the land there or have stayed without a large reason It is the treatment of the Okinawan people that causes so much resentment American bases have turned the areas around them into towns with filled with bars strip clubs dark alleys
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA