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[David Volodzko] Keep trade with Korea free

In their summit this week, President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are expected to renegotiate a landmark free-trade agreement the two countries struck 10 years ago, known as KO...

Updated : 2017.06.25 18:13

[Meghan L. O’Sullivan] In Saudi shakeup, economics tops counterterrorism

The latest big news out of the Middle East is that Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ousted the crown prince and installed his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, in that position...

Updated : 2017.06.25 18:12

[Other view] Global warming in the classroom

There is a bubbling controversy about how to teach “manmade global warming” in the classroom. Is it a scientific certainty about which there can be no dispute? Or is it a theory about which people wi...

Updated : 2017.06.25 18:12

[Carl P. Leubsdorf] Trump’s Cuba move more bark than bite

Cheered by Cuban-American supporters in Miami’s Little Havana, President Donald Trump announced grandly he was “canceling” his predecessor’s “terrible and misguided deal” between the US and Com...

Updated : 2017.06.23 17:56

[Justin Fox] Rural America is aging and shrinking

Americans in rural areas and small towns see the world a lot differently from those living in and around cities, according to a Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll that the newspaper has be...

Updated : 2017.06.23 17:56

[Other view] Putin, Trump and the peril of aerial chess

Five feet isn’t a whole lot of space, but Russia apparently thinks it’s just enough to send the US a message. On Monday, a Russian Su-27 fighter jet sidled up alongside a US Air Force RC-135 reconnai...

Updated : 2017.06.23 17:56

[Phil Robertson] Otto Warmbier’s death highlights NK rights abuses

The tragic death of 22-year-old American US student Otto Warmbier from unexplained injuries suffered during 17 months of detention in North Korea, shows the true face of that country’s government. A ...

Updated : 2017.06.22 17:48

[John Nery] Can the world hold Duterte to account?

Against the illegal drugs trade in his country, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has let slip the dogs of war — and the havoc includes thousands of dead Filipinos, most of them poor. As he prepa...

Updated : 2017.06.22 17:47

[Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry] Why Macron’s rising and May’s falling

Once a dominant force in her country’s politics, British Prime Minister Theresa May looks increasingly like a lame duck leader, while French President Emmanuel Macron just swept the legislative elect...

Updated : 2017.06.22 17:47

[Adam Minter] Apple gets greedy in China

Apple Inc. has long proved adept at negotiating China’s notoriously challenging market, responding to fickle consumer tastes and unpredictable regulation far more adeptly than its competitors. But a ...

Updated : 2017.06.22 17:47

[Other view] Stopping smartphone zombie children

A Denver dad says smartphones turned his two youngest sons into zombies. So he turned himself into a crusader. Timothy Farnum, an anesthesiologist, wants Colorado to be the first state to ban smartp...

Updated : 2017.06.22 17:47

[Robert Park] A path to free NK political prisoners

Circumstances are ripe for South Korea, the United States, and the international community to adopt a fresh approach to address the North Korean crisis. High-ranking officials in North Korea are disa...

Updated : 2017.06.22 17:47

[Bloomberg] Europe’s unserious plan for Greece

The deal struck last week between Greece and its eurozone creditors is business as usual -- and that’s not a good thing. This protracted game of “extend and pretend” serves nobody’s long-term interes...

Updated : 2017.06.22 17:46

[Other view] Egypt’s risky handover of islands to Saudis

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who came to power in a military coup d’etat, appears to be digging himself deeper into a hole of unpopularity among the Egyptian people. He is desperate to f...

Updated : 2017.06.22 15:06

[Komal Sri-Kumar] Markets big winners in European polls

The landslide victory of President Emmanuel Macron’s party in the second round of the French parliamentary elections on Sunday -- and the defeat in several Italian local elections of the anti-Europe...

Updated : 2017.06.21 17:15