Tales of Chinese spies and United States space and satellite technology are making headlines together this month.
Over the past 30 years, China and the U.S. have moved from a distanced and confrontational attitude to a willingness to seek dialog and cooperation, from developing mutually beneficial business relationships to collaboratively responding to challenges of an increasingly global nature.
Will their war of words cause North Korea to do something foolish down the line, leading to war with the U.S.?
Money laundering is nothing new in New Jersey – or indeed the U.S. But the latest scandal could be Jon Corzine's downfall.
Since U.S. President Truman came out with the idea of a federal health insurance plan 60 years ago, public healthcare has been a problematic issue for all succeeding presidents.
15 years ago, President Clinton planned to reform the healthcare system with the help of First Lady Hillary, but it was rejected by [Read more]
Jon Huntsman, nominated by President Obama to be the new U.S. Ambassador to China, promised that he will be a “hard headed realist” when it comes to relations between the U.S. and China. He admitted that there are still disagreements between the two countries on issues such as human rights, Tibet and Taiwan. [Read more]
There are already enough anniversaries, but the first step astronaut Neil Armstrong set on the moon on July 20, 1969 is worth remembering. These days, American President Obama is considering whether and how the space shuttle program, which will end next year, should be continued. A renewed manned mission to the moon is [Read more]
Since the early nineties, the West has traversed an era of great reconciliation marked by a certain political will to repair the crimes of the past. The Anglo-Saxon scientific literature qualifies (correctly) this moment of history in the relationship between the West and the rest of the world as “The age of [Read more]