Issues / Democracy & Governance
The West tries to reassure itself that North Korea's nuclear weapons won't get lost in the shuffle of succession.
Don't expect a virtual embassy and public diplomacy to have much effect on Iranians.
Tunisia is an indication that the U.S. recognizes it's been riding dark horses in the Middle-East for too long.
An Asian spring may be next.
At present, it's unclear whether or not Kim Jong-un is the military's leader of choice.
Kim Jong-un may be modeling himself afer his country's founder, Kim Il-sung.
North Korea seeks to avert the internal turmoil which followed the death of Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-il's father.
Moncef Marzouki's inauguration as president of Tunisia was a precious moment to Tunisians.
In Tunisia, the Obama administration has no choice but to make peace with political Islam.
In his remarks to the Australian parliament on November 17, President Obama declared that the U. S. was making the Asia-Pacific region a top priority.