It is difficult to get the news from poems, yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.
- William Carlos Williams
The upcoming G20 summit in Mexico provides new opportunities for civil society to explore alternative answers to the G20s decisions, and to make their voices heard.
Over the course of the GOP primaries, Republican candidates have shown an unfortunate lack of mathematical knowledge with regards to the current state of Defense spending, voicing an interest in expanding an already excessive military budget.
The United States may soon find that it can't "have it both ways" by arming Saudi Arabia and maintaining Israel's qualitative military advantage.
There is a growing feeling that the crisis in the Gulf can only be solved by a diplomatic grand bargain between America and Iran, much like Nixon's normalization of U.S. relations with China.
Asia is spending more on the military and selling more weapons to the world.
It's man versus butterfly in this poem about the competing demands of nature and economy.
The current wave of self-immolations may make the issue of Tibet impossible for either China or the United States to ignore.
As time goes by and pressure placed on Iran by the international community grows, China has grown increasingly critical of Tehran.
Despite indications that direct military involvement in Syria would be unwise, strong supporters of Israel like John McCain have called for the U.S military to bomb the country, in addition to Iran.