Robots were a major force in the automation drive that made Japan the most competitive nation in manufacturing in the 1980s. That glory seems to have faded in recent decades, and Japanese robotics are no exception.
What's needed to break the prolonged impasse in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks is sustained international involvement to broker a real solution -- over the parties' heads if necessary.
Gaza is for resilience, writes the poet, Gaza is for people thicker than stone.
Understanding the politics of Iran's technological development should serve as a check on the unwarranted paranoia that Iran's scientific achievements have generated in the West.
Lady Gaga recently went to Japan to help out the victims of the earthquake. But did she send out all the right messages?
A proposed naval base on the South Korean island of Jeju has encountered fierce resistance from the residents.
What will be the legacy of Robert Gates: trimming Pentagon bloat or holding the line against deeper cuts?
Instead of giving two cheers to sweatshops, we should alter the policies that cause poverty in the first place
Washington is gearing up for a historic arms sale to Riyadh. So why is it so hard to learn the details of the deal?
Why is Europe leaving the United States behind on applying a small tax on financial transactions?