Tuesday links

  1. Lebanon is now one millimeter before total collapse. “Newly impoverished people are taking to Facebook to offer to trade household items for milk. Crime is on the rise. In one widely circulated video, a man wearing a coronavirus mask and wielding a pistol holds up a drugstore and demands that the pharmacist hand over diapers.” (link)
  2. Tokyo has rapidly gone from canceling a ballistic missile defense system to considering strike capabilities against foreign adversaries. (link)