[T]he U.S. isn’t going to retreat and give up its hegemony ... it appears it's set its sights on creating a military alliance of the U.S., Japan, India and Australia to contain China.
If we continue to vacillate restlessly between the U.S. and China, we will lose them both.
President Trump has shown only limited interest and an incomplete, but imaginative, knowledge of Africa.
A half-year has passed since President Trump was inaugurated. He started off by declaring “Make America Great Again,” but upon reflection of recent politics in the United States, nothing comes to mind except mess and confusion.
Despite having gathered support in the election from among people who are upset with [Read more]
It is clear that other international forces are gaining ground and competing with the United States.
It is not the "Washington swamp" that has Trump trapped, but rather, simply the phenomenon called "reality." That is the wall that he cannot scale.
Without Edward Snowden’s revelations, would we have seen a global debate on mass surveillance? Would the United States have put a (admittedly limited) stop to the National Security Agency’s access to information for the first time in decades? Would we have seen the European Union’s Court of Justice invalidate a [Read more]
The injury and loss caused by these incidents cannot be compared, and the nature of these incidents are noticeably different. However, they both have evoked keen public interest in their respective countries. How to implement rules in modern society that help bring about people’s safety is a global problem.
Climate change, not terrorism, is without any exaggeration the main threat to the survival of mankind. So say many of the most renowned scientists, politicians and most clear thinking intellectuals, as well as, the aspiring U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and even the Pentagon and the CIA.