Commentary Dec 28, 2007

World leader for president

by Frank Ching

HONG KONG — The 187 countries meeting to discuss climate change in Bali, Indonesia, this month narrowly averted a total breakdown by agreeing to set 2009 as the deadline for a new treaty to limit greenhouse-gas emissions. For that deadline to be met, China ...

Commentary Nov 26, 2007

U.K. liberties versus security

by David Howell

LONDON — The director general of the British Security Services (MI5) has been telling the world that there are at least 2,000 people inside Britain who are involved in terrorism-related activities, and there may be many more. Or to put it crudely, there are ...

Commentary Sep 2, 2007

Asian Americans building a key bridge

by Tom Plate

LOS ANGELES — A funny thing happened to Tokyo's Masahiro Kohara after he arrived in Los Angeles almost 2 1/2 years ago: He felt right at home. The intellectually elegant Japanese diplomat had been expecting to feel like a fish out of water. But, taking ...