[Yes, ad hominen criticism is not the best approach, but I am not really attacking Kaplan the man, just that his writings consistently suck, and, worse, consistently get wide dissemination. Hence no link from me]
So, he apparently wrote a piece that is pro-imperialism. I first learned of it when a site where I write promoted it as a good read. I responded on twitter, basically saying oh, no. The site suggested that I write a response. I responded, saying no, that would mean I have to read it. So, instead I have read it through the tweets of others. See the storify below:
Oy. When will folks learn? Crap on a stick.