Some Odds and Ends

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An economist’s thoughts on the state of America.

Jordan Follows Obama and Negotiates with Terrorists

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With U.S. on the sidelines, Japan gets closer to a dangerous prison swap with ISIS.

Islamic State Makes New Demand on Japan

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It is still never wise to negotiate with terrorists.

Japan Targeted by ISIS

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Two hostages will be killed unless a $200 million ransom is paid.

Unbroken: Japan Still in Deep Denial Over Cannibalism Against US Soldiers

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“The corporal said he saw flesh being cut from prisoners who were still alive.”

Japan Gives Up on Obama, Unchains its Army

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reviews Japan Self-Defence Forces troops in Asaka, Japan

The US can no longer be counted on.

The Disappearance of US Will

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America retreats — and the world becomes more dangerous than ever.

Why Rand Paul is Wrong to Blame the US for Pearl Harbor

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The US could no doubt have ceded Hawaii, but where does all that end?

Tokyo Court Allows Religious Profiling of Muslim Terrorists

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The court ruled Japanese police had the right to collect information on Muslims

“Ambassador” Caroline Kennedy Already Offending Japan

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It’s not like she can be fired.