Japan must stop relying on a weak yen to drive its economy.
Iraq's future is in Iraqi hands, but the politicians of that troubled country must put national interests before the lining of their pockets.
Many countries have started to advance toward the shared goal of a world free from nuclear weapons. What is needed now is to breathe new energizing life into that vision.
The current draft of Thailand's new constitution, up for referendum on Aub. 7, is would serve to shrink the democratic space, rather than widen it.
The North Korean regime uses provocations to survive, and the upcoming party congress will applaud the leadership for being so "shrewd."
Despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to convince the public otherwise, there is no need at this time to revise the pacifist Constitution.
Draft legislation to combat the import of illegally logged timber lacks the teeth needed to be effective.
The government has long failed to take effective action to reverse Japan's child poverty rate.
Can Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman end Saudi Arabia's economic addiction to oil?
The top court's probe into "special trials" held for leprosy patients accused of criminal offenses failed to address whether the defendants recieved justice.
Queen Elizabeth has been a pillar of strength and the embodiment of the British ideal of service and a stiff upper lip.
Even if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump wrap up their nominations in the next few weeks, their head-to-head campaign promises to be a spectacle.
The results of the Hokkaido by-election should give both the LDP and the opposition cause for pause.
The ruling coalition needs to explain why the nation is still being kept waiting for the fundamental reform needed to correct the gross disparity in vote values.
Shinzo Abe should admit that entrusting key parts of his shock-therapy program to Taro Aso was a mistake, and an increasingly costly one at that.
Is China's success clearing the way for India to take flight?
The long search to find a way to refer to people in English without relying on gender won't be ending anytime soon.
There's no DeLorean time machine to take Americans to the Reagan '80s, and if it existed, it would take them elsewhere. It's time to move on.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew's decision to replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill reminds us of a delicious historic irony: He was an ardent critic of paper money.
Four secular bloggers were hacked to death in Bangladesh last year in a campaign of murder. What was remarkable was the response of the government — or rather, its lack of response.
The slaughter of Middle Eastern Christians and other persecuted faiths is one of the great tragedies of our age.