Is it ever a good idea to start a nuclear war? Because that's the notion that U.S. President Donald Trump is actually playing with regarding North Korea.
There is no country in Southeast Asia where democracy is really secure.
Latent Mideast conflicts are likely to burst into flame as the big civil wars in Iraq and Syria stagger to an end, and the U.S. will have to jump one way or another.
The Scots didn't vote yes for independence even when there was no Brexit in the offing. Why would they do it now?
Maybe only one planet in a million has intelligent life, you say? Okay, then there are at least 140 million planets with intelligent life in this galaxy alone.
For the past half-century Africa's population has been growing as fast or faster than its economies.
An idea that might be the solution to runaway populism has suddenly gone mainstream.
Even if North Korea gets nuclear-tipped ICBMS, they will be only for deterrence against a U.S. attack.
U.S. President Donald Trump is a loose cannon, but he's not the Apocalypse, and most other world leaders are still grown-ups.
U.S. President Donald Trump can basically do whatever he wants to America's next-door neighbors when it comes to trade and immigration.