Three former Soviet republics — Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine — have now signed association agreements with the EU, but it would be naive to think that Russia will give up easily on influencing their geopolitical decisions.
General Motors' inability to look outside of itself for talent, relying on company lifers even in the face of undeniable evidence of deep cultural rot, is what you'd expect from a corporation for which sponsoring a movie about car-robots from outer space seems to ...
The U.K. and the EU may well part ways simply because that's the way the tide is going. Like Jean-Claude Juncker's selection to lead the European Commission despite British Prime Minister David Cameron's objections, it's beginning to look like predestination.
The many failures of economics before, during and after the recent financial crisis have left an intellectual vacuum. It seems that governments' past success in stabilizing the economy in the short run encouraged too much debt and instability in the long term.
Some Americans who are paying attention to the absence of Native American revulsion over the name "Washington Redskins" are not comfortable with the government saying, in effect, that if people are not offended, they should be.
Millions of adult Indians enthusiastically propagate a fairy tale that says once a strong government brings billions of dollars of "black money" home, India will cease being poor and take its rightful place among the superpowers of the world.
How do we impress on U.S. neocons-cum-chickenhawks — and their Australian-British fellow-travelers — the enormous disparity between the vision dreamed for Iraq, the goals pursued, the means used and the results obtained?
New research suggests that positive images in The New York Times portend better poll numbers to come. If true, there's hope for President Barack Obama in light of the photo spread for a big story last week.