There's a suspicion that in America people don't really grasp – or perhaps don't want to admit – that the lights of 'the shining city on a hill,' as Reagan called America, have gone somewhat dim lately.
Is the country really going to change? President Obama wants to ban rifle ownership, and the number of people advocating unlimited access to guns is shrinking — including well-known politicians and ordinary American citizens.
<i>For Iran it will depend on whether Obama continues to be mired in the Middle East or chooses to focus on the Pacific.</i>
The Pacific or the Middle East: That is the question. While the rest of the world has breathed a sigh of relief and greeted Obama's re-election with optimism, two geopolitical areas demand the [Read more]
According to the Internet Watch Foundation of Britain, Korea accounts for 21.6 percent of child porn products circulated online, following 50 percent of the United States and exceeding 14.9 percent from Russia and 11.7 percent from Japan.
History is not a cycle. History should move forward. We must not return to the discord and divisions of the past.
Emergent governments must find way to harness energy of 'iCrowd' politics
Wholesale reforms of tax, education policy needed to curb inequality and promote growth