Perhaps Shinsheki is a clearer thinker than me:
Shinseki, in 2006, began traveling around the country as a spokesperson for the “Go For Broke National Education Center,” an organization dedicated to preserving and educating about the contributions of Japanese American soldiers in World War II. The 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team, a segregated unit of Japanese Americans who fought in World War II, adopted the motto, “go for broke.” “There is no other story in the history of the U.S. Army like this one, and given the conditions that gave rise to the extraordinary valor of Japanese American soldiers, there may never be another story like it again,” stated Shinseki.
Other transitions are afoot in the world, too.
- In South Asia, Pakistani Taliban destroy more than a hundred NATO vehicles shortly after visiting US Senators warn Pakistan about supporting terrorism.
- In East Asia, China’s .cn top-level domain (TLD) surpasses German’s .de to become the second most popular (TLD) on the internet (after .com).
The past is always dying, and the future is always being born.
Moving forward, we should work with our ally China to disentangle ourselves from our mutual historic friend (and increasingly, psychotic basketcase) Pakistan. China and the United States should work together to accommodate India as a major power in Asia, and find ways to mutually project power into Central Asia in a way that defeats terrorism and prevents any rogue energy suppliers from overturning the peace.