Tag: Japan

North Korea: No way out?

Yesterday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats issued a joint statement on North Korea that leaves little, if any room for either side to back……


A club of my own

In his famous letter of resignation to the Friars Club of Beverly Hills, Groucho Marx wrote “I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept people like me as a member.” That is more or less the situation I find myself in today. To be precise, there are few clubs that……


Adrift no longer

While studying philosophy in college, I developed an interest in Eastern thought as expressed through Confucianism and especially religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. For a few years, I took every course offered that had anything to do with India. I read the Mahabharata, the Bhagavad Gita, and to this day, I still……