America’s Head Chopping Friends

America’s Head Chopping Friends

“The Saudis have beheaded at least as many people as ISIS has….But people don’t know anything about it. It doesn’t make the news.” – Jennifer Lowenstein[1] Dear Kim Moon-shine, Your perceptive questions on the morbid nature of U.S. foreign policy set me thinking about America’s frequent alliances with head choppers and brutal dictators in Asia, […]

Fickle Love for Allies

“If this is the way in which the United States treats its allies, you can be certain it will soon have none.” – Shah of Iran Dear Kim Moon-shine, There’s a delicate, weighty matter I’d like to discuss with you first. I’m delighted you take your responsibilities as leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of […]