Mainland China and the United States may not be enemies, but neither are they truly friends. The U.S. remains a superpower in a unipolar world, while China has emerged as a potential challenger. The U.S. is still unprepared to see the world return to a bipolar system, and China remains fragile throughout. The U.S. [Read more]
It happens more often than you think. In the end, it’s a woman who puts the class bully in his place. While her male classmates try to pass by unnoticed, whistling while they look in the other direction, she lets fly with what everyone is thinking, right in his face. And she makes him back down. That is exactly what [Read more]
While Washington talks about the need to fight the Islamic State group, Moscow takes action.
Pope Francis is in Washington for just a few days, during which he'll do what foreigners do best – he'll hold a mirror up to his hosts.
It is no accident that in the wake of this European crisis we are now seeing an increase in diplomatic activity relating to the Syrian conflict.
If the Russians believed that the United States was willing to do the heavy lifting needed to defeat the Islamists and save the Assad regime, they would probably be more than happy to stand back and let America do it.