Iraq's future is in Iraqi hands, but the politicians of that troubled country must put national interests before the lining of their pockets.
The North Korean regime uses provocations to survive, and the upcoming party congress will applaud the leadership for being so "shrewd."
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.
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.
The ruling and opposition camps should combine their respective bills and get to work on targeting hate speech.
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.
Electing Rodrigo Duterte as president would return the Philippines to the "bad old days."
It's one thing for the U.S. government to intercept communications with foreigners for intelligence-gathering purposes. But it's quite another to use those intercepts as evidence at trial.
Prince, David Bowie and Merle Haggard were more than icons. They were in a different realm, and our culture — our world — are different because they existed.