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Oct 28, 2014

The Cold War and the cold shoulder

by Ghia Nodia

From the current Russian regime's perspective, declarations that EU and NATO expansion is about spreading values, accountable institutions and good governance — not military or economic competition — is beyond hypocritical.

Catholic bishops hail the fringe

Oct 28, 2014

Catholic bishops hail the fringe

by James Martin

If you'd told a Jesuit priest reporter a few years ago that a synod of Catholic bishops on the family would make the front page of almost every newspaper and be a topic of heated conversation among Catholics worldwide, he would have called you ...

Above all, Hong Kong wants good governance

Oct 28, 2014

Above all, Hong Kong wants good governance

by Sin-ming Shaw

Rather than demands for democracy, the recent massive public demonstrations by students and young members of Hong Kong's middle class are actually about poor governance by a succession of leaders who were picked by China's central government more for their loyalty than for their ...