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[Other view] Don‘t scrap NAFTA; Improve it

President Donald Trump has frequently denounced the North American Free Trade Agreement, promising either to renegotiate it with extreme prejudice or terminate it altogether. On Thursday his administ...

Updated : 2017.05.21 17:46

[Rex Huppke] How about ‘You’re fired! proceeding’

As you may have heard, soon-to-be-former President Donald Trump is very bad at being president. Technically, that’s still just an opinion, but it’s edging ever-closer to becoming an indisputable ...

Updated : 2017.05.19 17:37

[Noah Feldman] Condemn Turks’ violence in Washington

During Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington, his “bodyguards” viciously beat and kicked Kurdish protesters outside the Turkish Embassy. It happened on a busy news day, to say ...

Updated : 2017.05.19 17:36

[Los Angeles Times] Trump hasn’t destroyed environment - yet. So fight is on

If there’s a silver lining to the toxic cloud hovering over the White House, it’s that our science-denying president hasn’t caused too much damage to the environment. Yet. But nearly four months in...

Updated : 2017.05.18 17:56

[Scott Turow] Assad avoids justice with help from the US

The torrent of violence that Syrian President Bashar Assad and his operatives have rained down on his own people since 2011 -- widespread kidnappings, torture, barrel-bombings and chemical weapons at...

Updated : 2017.05.18 17:56

[Other view] The WannaCry cyberattack

The particularly nasty computer program dubbed WannaCry that attacked hospitals, businesses and government agencies around the world this past weekend was like a cybercrime highlight reel, a compilat...

Updated : 2017.05.18 17:56

[Christopher Balding] Can China afford its Belt and Road?

China’s just-completed conference touting its Belt and Road initiative certainly looked like a triumph, with Russian President Vladimir Putin playing the piano and Chinese leaders announcing a strin...

Updated : 2017.05.18 17:56

[Adam Minter] Autonomous ships will be great

It sounds like a ghost story: a huge cargo vessel sails up and down the Norwegian coast, silently going about its business, without a captain or crew in sight. But if all goes as planned, it’s actual...

Updated : 2017.05.18 17:56

[David Ignatius] The bull in the intelligence china shop

Think of the intelligence community and its fragile array of secret relationships as a china shop. Think of President Trump as a bull, restless and undisciplined. For months, we’ve been watching the ...

Updated : 2017.05.18 17:56

[Christopher Balding] Trump makes decent deal with China

President Donald Trump’s administration has announced a deal with China to open its markets across a range of industries, from beef to financial services. “This is more than has been done in the whol...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:52

[The Japan News] Will ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative enable China to build new world order?

In Beijing, the administration of Chinese President Xi Jinping has held its first-ever international cooperation conference under the theme of its “One Belt, One Road” initiative, by which it seeks t...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:52

[Other view] A new start in Korea: The liberal president could alter the calculus

It is interesting to look at the new situation on the Korean Peninsula and, in particular, America’s relationship with the various parties there -- South Korea, North Korea, China, Japan and even Rus...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:52

[Do Le Ngoc Bich] Revolution 4.0 challenges inclusive growth in Asia

The pervasive sentiment of Asian financial leaders and economists who gathered for the ADB’s 50th annual meeting in Yokohama in the past few days was optimism about Asia’s prospects. They expressed...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:51

[Timothy L. O’Brien] Don’t bother waiting for Trump-Comey tapes

President Donald Trump seemed to threaten the former FBI director, James Comey, last week, insinuating -- on Twitter, of course -- that he might release tapes of their conversations at a dinner in th...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:49

[Yang Sung-jin] Why Moon should be wary of Trump

Moon Jae-in was sworn in as South Korea’s new president last week, replacing the impeached and ousted Park Geun-hye. Koreans, naturally, are optimistic about what President Moon will do to help the ...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:49