May 8, 2014

China Fed Up with North Korea?

Here and here.

A decapitation move against NoKo would let Beijing demonstrate its power with minimal counterreaction from the US and its uneasy Asian neighbors. In fact Beijing could present itself as a responsible upholder of stability.

A Foreigner Does a Job Americans Won't Do

From the NYT: Angela Merkel expresses in a glance a skepticism that the American media have refused to exercise for seven years.

The Holy Family


(If I knew nothing else about Hillary!, the range of personas she's recently adopted would give me serious pause about her fitness for high office.)