What Was US Defense Secretary Doing in Japan?

by | Apr 10, 2015

The Obama Administration’s “pivot to Asia” seems to only have a military component. Unfortunately it is not a pivot toward more trade or more peaceful exchanges. This past week US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter went to Tokyo to celebrate a shift in Japan’s defense policy that would allow them to engage militarily should their friends and allies come under attack. It is a slippery slope toward involvement in Washington’s regime change operations worldwide. What Carter did not count on, however, was that the opposition to the 70 year US occupation of Okinawa to take center stage. Ron Paul takes on this Asian pivot in his latest Liberty Report: