'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The Senate last week unanimously passed an amendment to the 2013 Defense Authorization Bill that commits the United States to defend Japan should the Senkaku Islands come under attack by a third country -- a reference to China.
One might have been forgiven for thinking it was an April Fool's joke. At the very least, the author of an Op-Ed published in The Washington Post last Friday - former South African Supreme Court Justice Richard Goldstone - sure looked foolish as he all but acknowledged being incredibly naive and irresponsible when he authored a harshly critical report for the United Nations Human Rights Council after Israel's 2008-09 war with Hamas in Gaza.