Biden has promised an aggressive and activist agenda for his first ten days, with actions of both domestic and international import; his priority is attending to his nation’s ills.
Brian Urquhart was the quintessential international civil servant — determined and unflappable — whose vision remained fixed on the big picture.
In the absence of Hollywood fare, "The Eight Hundred,” a Chinese war epic, became the world’s top-grossing movie with a $460 million take.
COVID-19 has revealed that collectively we are not very good at dealing with situations of uncertainty.
The United States will survive this moment, but it will be wounded. We must recognize that even America, a bastion of democracy, can be undermined, and seduced by an autocrat.
Only by working together — as citizens and residents, politicians and medical health professionals — can we defeat COVID-19 and make 2021 the year of recovery and hope.
Vogel’s passing leaves a great void and his death — like his life — should occasion reflection and action in Japan to honor and continue his efforts.
Researchers found that people who participated in the government's Go To Travel campaign were as much as twice as likely to have COVID-19 symptoms than those who did not.
Science now allows us to pluck pieces of our history from asteroids as they whiz by.
The assassination last week of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s most important nuclear scientist, was aimed as much at the administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden as it was the regime in Tehran.
Most important, his team is composed of policy traditionalists who believe the U.S. must be engaged in the world, endeavor to lead, and should do so through the multilateral institutions.
The U.S. absence in both the RCEP and CPTPP partnerships obliges Japan to show leadership to direct both agreements toward integration, openness, good governance and the rule of law.
The $37 billion initial public offering would have been the world’s largest and conferred a value of $316 billion on the Chinese financial giant.
In the absence of a clear victory in the U.S. election, the winner inherits a deeply divided country, one in which neither side believes in the legitimacy of the other.
Leaks do not have to be true — they just have to be perceived as factual by the individuals reporting them.
Back in 2008, when Joe Biden was on the campaign trail running for vice president, the Democratic senator from Delaware once told fundraisers that the world will “test the mettle” of Barack Obama. Now that Biden has been inaugurated as the 46th president of the ...
The firm's strategy of spending heaps of borrowed money to produce future programming left it remarkably and uniquely prepared for the COVID-19 crisis.
Joe Biden’s inauguration last week was the most heavily guarded in memory: Washington’s entire National Mall was fenced off; numerous military checkpoints were set up; and 25,000 National Guard troops were deployed to prevent the public from entering the city center. An American scholar reportedly ...
Ultimately, to exit the pandemic in a stronger position than we entered it, the direction we need to head is toward greater dialogue, coordination and collective action.
In a recent survey, just 61% of Russians reported having heard about Navalny’s poisoning and only 15% recognized it as an attempt by the authorities to eliminate a political opponent.
One weaponized use of the Nancy Pelosi's quote in reference to the Capitol attack comes from a staunchly nationalistic Beijing tabloid.