/ Dec 4, 2014

Possible candidate Paul seeks declaration of war on Islamic State

Potential 2016 presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul is proposing a "declaration of war" against the Islamic State. The legislative effort has little chance of success but could burnish the Republican's effort to paint himself as a strict constitutionalist as he explores a White House bid. Other ...

Old LDP nemesis rides comeback trail to Tokyo

Jan 22, 2014

Old LDP nemesis rides comeback trail to Tokyo


Morihiro Hosokawa, the former prime minister who rocked and transformed Japanese politics in the early 1990s, is back, this time as a leading candidate for Tokyo governor, running as an anti-nuclear crusader seeking the abolishment of all atomic power plants. But questions linger about the ...