They did it! After pre-announcing that no major decisions would result from Cancun talks and nearly two weeks of debates and discussions, the army of international climate change negotiators reached an agreement fully in line with the low expectations for it.
The exchange of artillery fire between South and North Korea on 23 November, 2010 had predictable results
Is China smartening up its environmental and social act in Africa? It certainly wants to be seen as doing just that.
The Celtic tiger is following the same trajectory as the Asian tigers. Is China next?
Recent elections in Bahrain and Egypt reflect a growing tendency among Islamist groups to turn away from the disruptive and toward the democratic.
Negotiators ultimately came up with a flawed compromise.
Washington needs to address this pivotal region of the world.
Newly suspicious of China, the Philippines is tilting again toward the United States.
The United States is more interested in access to energy sources than fighting terrorism.
Hope among both Jewish and Palestinian Israelis that a lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians can ever be achieved appears to be fading.