A recent spate of defections suggests that some North Korean elites are losing faith in the country's future under Kim Jong Un.
Prime Minister Abe needs to show that Japan is serious about seeking a world free of nuclear weapons.
The 2012 draft constitution remains a heavy burden on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's pursuit of revising the nation's supreme law while he's in office.
It's no more Mr. Nice Guy for Donald Trump.
South Sudan will only realize lasting peace when all its people regardless of ethnicity feel that they are full citizens with equal rights.
People are spending more on food, which means they are using less of their money in other areas — thereby reducing overall consumer spending.
Efforts to crack down on tax havens is starting to pick up steam, and none too soon.
Shinzo Abe's newest pet policy could run into a lot of resistance from management and whether anything actually gets done will depend on just how serious he is.
Japan should consider more proactive steps to beef up its relations with Tehran, by building on the bilateral investment treaty signed in February to boost economic ties.
The BOJ and government policymakers need to make a candid assessment on whether they have set the right economic policy priorities.
It is not clear if Vladimir Putin understands the limits of Russia's power or Western patience. A miscalculation of either could prove disastrous.
The Abe administration should realize that a court battle won't bring about a positive resolution to the Okinawa base dispute.
The African National Congress can no longer claim without challenge the allegiance of South Africa's black voters.
As reported cases of child abuse grow, so too must the government response.
Is Britain's less-than-full-hearted commitment to the European adventure best pursued as an increasingly anomalous member of a broken EU or as a concerned and friendly neighbor?
Pre-kindergarten education and educators should taken more seriously because they provide children with invaluable skills that last a lifetime.
While Beijing invites ridicule for making weak or baseless territorial claims, the rest of the world should not it is deadly serious in defending them.
Debates are the biggest potential game changer in U.S. elections, and the best entertainer always wins them.
Human rights, the rule of law and the United Nations are getting short shrift in the war on drugs launched by "Duterte Harry."
Myanmar's new government should strive to accomodate the country's ethnic minorities through greater autonomy and federalism.
A labor-exporting cartel would would change the dynamics of labor supply and demand to the benefit of both workers and importing countries.