As President Obama returned Sunday from a trip to Asia that was filled with signs that the United States plans to be a counterweight to Beijing’s growing influence in that region, Mitt Romney and other Republican candidates have stepped up their denunciation of China’s trade practices, casting the country as predatory and a culprit for … More China Syndrome: What’s Political Economy Got To Do With Japanese International Child Abduction?
Protests at the APEC Summit this weekend in Honolulu included a sign that said, “APEC(equals)Capitalism on Steroids.” Our movement for the return of our abducted children is linked, intimately, with the objectives of the American and Japanese governments at this meeting and in the relationship between the two states in general. Don’t miss the connection. … More APEC Summit in Honolulu: Economic Relations Trump Children and Parents’ Rights
If, in a science fiction tale that takes place in a surreality full of excessive, ominous foreboding and half-visible appearances, 4000 jumping, running, frolicking children suddenly vanished from the playgrounds in your city’s neighborhood parks, leaving startlingly empty desks in school classrooms, bunk beds instantly voided of their giggling inhabitants, PJ flannels dangling unused over … More Child Abduction and Denial of Access Are Masked as Custody Determination in Japan
American parents are shocked by the public ceremonial actions of John Roos, the U.S. Ambassador to the Child Abductor’s Utopia of Japan. Kyodo News Agency reports that the U.S. envoy traveled to Niigata on Sunday, July 24 2011 to express the commitment of the United States to supporting Japan’s efforts to bring to final resolution … More U.S. Bends Its Knees For the Japanese