Editorials Dec 20, 2011

Nuclear crisis far from resolved

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda on Dec. 16 declared that the stricken reactors at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant have entered the state of "cold shutdown" and that it has been confirmed that the nuclear crisis has "been resolved"(Shusoku ni ...

Commentary Jun 24, 2009

Iraq war is a tipping point

by Hayley Warren and David Howell

The British are to hold an inquiry into the origins and conduct of the Iraq war, and how Britain came to be so closely involved with the Americans in the 2003 Iraq invasion. This touches on one of the most divisive and controversial issues in ...

Commentary / World Jun 21, 2009

Pain of Kashmir blocks realistic relations

by Kevin Rafferty

HONG KONG — One of the most important, painful, politically controversial but essential tasks for the new Indian government of Manmohan Singh is to get relations with its neighbor and rival Pakistan onto a smoother footing for the sake of both countries, as well ...