On the one hand, the U.S. is leading the campaign against terrorism, and on the other hand, it is avoiding taking appropriate action against the countries that are directly or indirectly supporting it.
Journalism, regrettably, is also one of the victims of the entertainment society of our times, where appearance is reality, and politics, even life itself, has now become merely symbolic.
With more controls, the president can only set an example. Change won't come that easily.
Taiwan should quit while it's ahead and dial up communication with Washington, lest any third party seek to foment further estrangement in U.S.-Taiwan relations.
I accept that it’s a stretch to liken Donald Trump to Lincoln and Reagan or Jefferson, but we’re discussing politicians and not candidates for sainthood or chairman of the New York Yacht Club.
On the few occasions I bring out the world atlas, I feel pitiful. The total areas of the United States and China, which have interfered with our fate, are 44 times and 43 times bigger than the Korean peninsula, respectively. As for Russia, it is 77 times bigger. Japan is 1.7 times bigger. Considering only South Korea, [Read more]
The U.S. straightjacket is still in place and will prevent, for a long time yet, any huge investments in a country that still remains among Washington’s most resolute opponents.