Regions / United States
On September 7 an incident occurred in which a Chinese trawler tried to shake off a Japan Coast Guard patrol boat that pursued it to investigate illegal operations at sea fifteen kilometers from Kubajima of the Senkaku Islands of Okinawa prefecture.
Immigration actually stimulates the economy.
Afghanistan is a crossroads of civilizations and an almost bewilderingly complicated place.
Despite an unusual dip in global weapons sales in 2009, the United States retained its spot as the world's top arms supplier of developing countries, according to an authoritative new report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS).
Yes, it would be funny if it weren't so grim. After all, when it comes to squandering money and resources in strange and distant places (or even here at home), you can count on the practitioners of American-style war to be wildly over the top.
There are plenty of options to prevent proliferation other than force.
What if a state emulated a terrorist group and tried to smuggle nuclear weapons into the U.S.?
How did burning the Koran become the equivalent of building an Islamic center near Ground Zero?
Mexico, Canada and the United States have serious problems with the emission of diverse pollutants.
World attention through the early months of 2010 focused on the tiny hamlet of Henoko in Northern Okinawa as Prime Minister Hatoyama struggled to find a way to meet his (and the Democratic Party of Japan's) electoral commitment to see that no substitute for the existing Futenma Marine Air Station be constructed in Okinawa.