If Moscow is determined to pick a fight with Europe, it may discover that the economic battlefield is the wrong place for a showdown.
The U.S needs better ways to ensure that drones are used legally, morally and in ways that do not undercut their intended purpose by recruiting more terrorists than they kill.
It is commonly but wrongly said that the sinking of the Lusitania on May 7, 1915, altered history's trajectory.
Can the tragedy of Nepal be turned into an opportunity for that country and the world?
The government's draft for Japan's energy mix in 2030 makes it clear that the Abe administration is pursuing a return to the nation's energy landscape that existed before the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
The government needs to strike an appropriate regulatory balance that doesn't pose barriers to the use of drones for constructive purposes but prevents them from being used in ways that poses a danger to people or violates their privacy rights.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs consider whether singling out China as the reason for strengthening of Japan's security alliance with the U.S. will, in fact, help make the region "remarkably more stable."
The national government needs to provide sufficient support to prefectural governments, which will be tasked to play a larger role in maintaining the nation's health insurance system.
The European Union must devise a holistic solution to the problem of migrants fleeing to Europe from Africa and the Middle East.
The latest revision to the guidelines on Japan-U.S. defense cooperation potentially expands the scope of the Self-Defense Forces' joint operation with the U.S. military on a global scale in ways that transcend the original architecture of the postwar security treaty between the two countries.
The Japanese government must seriously consider what diplomatic efforts it can make on the issue of nuclear non-proliferation.
Lawmakers should confirm the importance of civilian control of the SDF and pursue ways to strengthen the system rather than to undermine it.
For far too many children, social media serves as a gateway to becoming a crime victim.
As tattoos grow in popularity as a fashion statement, some bathing facilities are starting to ease their ban against them.
Rosatom's construction of nuclear reactors enables Russia to add another energy-related means of extending its long-term political influence throughout the world.
In the coming decades, nothing will matter more for global peace, prosperity and governance than how the U.S. and China handle the ongoing shift in their relative power.
Solutions to the social problems that triggered the riots in Baltimore will not get easier if Americans embrace rioting as the voice of the oppressed.
Ukraine should take its reactors' expiration dates as an opportunity to pursue a safer, more sustainable energy future.
The American people are intelligent and grown-up enough to hear the basic case against free trade, as well as the case in favor.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's agenda for the last two years before the election has been dominated by Europe and immigration, but many voters care more about the economy.
A recent announcement that Canada won't match U.S. emission-reduction targets offers a fresh look at Canadians' enduring bipolarity on climate change.