May 22, 2005
Japan: Kobe Bryant's dad will head the bj league. Hillary ensues.
American deserter Charles Jenkins gets an American passport. Sympathy ensues.
Kyoto celebrates the Aoi festival. Tradition ensues.
Of course, the Norks do have some redeeming qualities.
China (Beijing): Are anti-government riots the seeds of an insurgency? My opinion: no.
More thoughts on East Asia balancing China.
China (Taipei): Movie star Jackie Chan says he will stay away from Taiwan for four years. Is upset about unfair election on the island. Apparently not so upset about no elections on the mainland.
... especially considering China's recent invasion of India!
What's the deal with Banglaeshi border camps?
In possible retaliation for not buying her planes, France opposes adding the world's largest democracy to the U.N. Security Council.
Meanwhile, America deals with Asia's newest dictatorship
South East Asia: China is planning naval activities in the Malacca Straits, off Indonesia. Meanwhile, America is planning naval activities in the Malacca Straits, off Malaysia.
South West Asia: China's threesome with Israel and Iran goes embarrassingly wrong.
America's threesome with Iran and Iraq goes embarrassingly friendlily.posted by Dan tdaxp on 05.22.05 at 12:23 PM in the Daily linklets category.
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