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Despite a final report on the sinking of the South Korean vessel in March, doubts persist.
Kirchner was one of the few global south leaders to successfully challenge international financial institutions, and get away with it.
There appears to be little hope for meaningful action at the November/December climate change talks in Cancun, Mexico
A minor collision between a Chinese fishing boat and Japanese Coast Guard vessel last August continues to resonate in the region.
Obama's broad electoral base represented a promising coalition for progressive change, but the gap between the Obama campaign and the Obama presidency has widened into what appears to be an oncoming rout for his party in the upcoming elections.
The U.S.-South Korea FTA is broken and not worth fixing.
The dispute over the U.S. base in Okinawa continues to bedevil the U.S.-Japan alliance.
Russian arms seller Viktor Bout is small potatoes compared to the real pushers.
The only thing surprising about Clinton's horrifying proposal to apply a Colombian model to Mexico is that she said it out loud, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
If the left doesn't come up with a credible and comprehensive alternative to a focus on reducing the deficit, argues FPIF columnist Walden Bello, the far right might eventually fill the policy vacuum.