The electoral odds inside the Democratic Party are aligning in such a manner that former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg could end up as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. presidency on Nov. 3.
For Stephan Richter's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Some serious rethinking needs to happen if the Labour Party is not planning to be a spent, past force in British politics.
The French government is using psy-ops and parental logic to turn U.S. President Donald Trump into a fan of NATO.
The Chinese leader's latest global export strategy: tools for human control.
The Thai drama shows a global community does indeed exist and can do great good.
Hillary Clinton's new campaign memoir remains true to her long-standing line: The fault for any mistakes always lies with others.
Acting like a rhetorical warmonger, U.S. President Donald Trump is providing the Saudis with ample blessing for their internecine warfare.
Donald Trump appears to have no idea that the principal source of support that Salafist terrorists use has Saudi Arabia written all over it.
Germany's middle-of-the-road voters have arrived at the conclusion that Merkel should have known better than to open Germany's borders to all asylum seekers.
There aren't two leaders on Earth today who face such similar challenges in running their two organizations as Pope Francis and Chinese President Xi Jinping.