by Daniel Riehl
The Pakistanis are asking us to stop our illegal drone attacks on their country. They have staged mass protests in their major cities such as Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta and others. 259 more words
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Note: this is the follow-on to the previous story, In The Fever Dreams of Fallen, Frozen Warriors (click here). You may want to read (or refresh) on that story before continuing here.
A DISTURBING ISSUE that we have intermittently watched in this column concerns the belligerent military aspirations of China, and its potential to spark a conflict that could spiral out of control; recent developments make that threat greater than ever, and it is imperative China not be appeased. 1,084 more words
1) The Chinese word for the islands means “fishing platform.”
2) Although the media frequently refers to the September 2012 decision by the government of Tokyo to purchase the islands at the escalation of the diplomatic row, an earlier flare-up occurred on… 300 more words