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Five years after pledging to remodel the U.S. relationship with the broader Middle East and improve America’s image in the Muslim world, the Obama administration’s regional strategy appears to have come unhinged. President Barack Obama has been confronted by fast-moving and ominous developments from ...
Anti-government protesters are planning to shut down Thailand’s capital Monday by blocking traffic at key intersections, providing a fitting metaphor for the country’s politics: no way forward, no backing out. “Crisis Deepens,” read a large headline in the Bangkok Post newspaper. “Poll boycott draws ...
Last week’s Learning Curve column, “English fluency hopes rest on an education overhaul,” looked at the persistent mismatch between the education ministry’s stated goals and the actual outcomes of English language education in Japan. With that in mind, this week’s article features scholars, parents ...