Seekers of Flight 370 rule out area where 'pings' heard

May 29, 2014

Seekers of Flight 370 rule out area where 'pings' heard

Investigators searching for the missing Malaysian jet have concluded an area where acoustic signals were detected is not the final resting place of the plane after an unmanned submersible found no trace of it, the search coordinator said Thursday. The U.S. Navy’s Bluefin 21 ...

May 16, 2014

Media's one-sided Yemen spin

by Ramzy Baroud

According to the Western narrative, Yemen exists for one purpose and nothing else: maintain Western interests in that part of the world. When these interests are threatened, only then does Yemen matter.

May 16, 2014

What Ukraine really needs

by William Pfaff

The last thing Ukraine needs is domination by either the New Russia or the partisans of an American neocon organization. A federal system of self-governing provinces might work.

May 16, 2014

Is China the top economic power?

by Robert Samuelson

New World Bank figures suggesting that China's GDP will overtake that of the U.S. sometime this year raise profound issues for Americans who have presumed that postwar economic affluence depends on countries becoming more like the U.S.

Vietnam protests Chinese oil rig in disputed sea

May 5, 2014

Vietnam protests Chinese oil rig in disputed sea

Vietnam demanded China stop oil drilling operations in a disputed patch of the South China Sea, saying on Monday that Beijing’s decision to deploy a deep sea rig over the weekend was illegal. China dismissed the objections, saying the activity was being carried out ...