The Syrian crisis's tangled web

Sep 20, 2015

The Syrian crisis's tangled web

Syria is a tangled web of humanitarian, political and religious complexities that seem impossible to disentangle. Yet if solutions are not found the flood tide of refugees and human misery will only grow worse.

Aug 5, 2015

Hiroshima after 70 years

If the war had not been brought to an end in August 1945 with the atomic bombings, many Japanese who went on to see the revival of Japan would not have survived.

Jul 5, 2015

The unstoppable human tide

Europe and the rest of the world needs to step up to the plate and deal with the humanitarian crisis over the tide of migrants sweeping across the Mediterranean.

Cameron's work is cut out

Jun 2, 2015

Cameron's work is cut out

David Cameron, if he is unlucky and plays his hands badly, could end up as the prime minister who led Britain out of the EU and who was responsible for the demise of the union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

May 18, 2015

Disillusionment with Japan

Inevitably observers of Japan are disappointed and disillusioned when they see that Japanese leaders in politics and business are failing to confront the demographic threat and promote the changes needed to achieve a positive future for Japan.