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[David Ignatius] Trump gets taste of success

For a reminder of how new administrations can quickly get into trouble in foreign policy, consider that Monday, April 17, marks the anniversary of the catastrophic Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 by Pre...

Updated : 2017.04.16 17:47

[Other view] Congress must have say in war-making decisions like Syria strike

President Trump’s decision to order 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles into Syria last week does nothing to bring stability to that country, protect American national security or strengthen our position in ...

Updated : 2017.04.14 18:26

[Martin Schram] US, Russia rewind and rerun their classic thriller

Some one thousand miles due east of Moscow’s always-tightly secured Kremlin, where Russia’s president and foreign minister met Wednesday with America’s secretary of state, life has long seemed pas...

Updated : 2017.04.14 18:26

[Adam Minter] Why United won’t lose altitude in China

By mid-afternoon Tuesday, Chinese online anger at United Airlines was running so hot that the hashtag #UnitedForcesPassengerOffPlane was receiving 20 million views per hour on the Sina Weibo social n...

Updated : 2017.04.14 18:26

[David Ignatius] Trump got Syria and China right last week. That’s a start.

The Trump administration’s foreign policy has been a dizzying spectacle of mixed messages and policy reversals during its first three months. But in last week’s crucial tests, President Trump made ...

Updated : 2017.04.13 17:47

[Chicago Tribune] United took worst route in overbooked flight incident

United Airlines sure had a twisted way of showing customer appreciation during a Sunday flight out of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. A video that has now gone viral shows security officers f...

Updated : 2017.04.13 17:46

[Joshua J. Whitfield] Missiles and tweets can make us feel better

The suffocating suffering of children is difficult to watch, the young yellow pallor of quivering chemical death. Still and other-worldly, their paralyzed expressions of death are a judgment upon our...

Updated : 2017.04.13 17:46

[Andrew Sheng] Asia’s search for cultural-intellectual rejuvenation

Last month, Professor Michael Heng argued in Singapore that in order to achieve the Asian Century, there is a need for Asian cultural-intellectual rejuvenation. Heng’s lecture was in the tradition ...

Updated : 2017.04.13 17:46

[Other view] ‘Killing Fields’ harvest of injustice: 1.7 million killed, 3 convictions

A visit to the memorial at Choeung Ek, a mass grave in Phnom Penh, offers a glimpse into the magnitude of Pol Pot’s butchery. Thousands of skulls stacked atop each other on shelves that reach skyward...

Updated : 2017.04.13 17:46

[Park Sang-seek] The two Koreas on a collision course

Kim Jong-il, Kim Jong-un’s father, once said, “I would destroy the world or take the world with me before accepting defeat on the battlefield.” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi recently warned th...

Updated : 2017.04.13 17:45

[Lee Joo-hee] Making a life in workaholic Korea

Lee Dae-seong, 68, remembers how he and his coworkers at an international trading firm in the 1970s used to break into a cheer when they were notified that they would have Sunday off. It was usually ...

Updated : 2017.04.12 17:51

[Harold Clarke] Brexit negotiations likely to be contentious

Nine months after the historic Brexit referendum, the UK formally notified EU Council President Donald Tusk last week that it would leave the European Union. The results of the forthcoming divorce pr...

Updated : 2017.04.12 17:06

[Shashi Tharoor] Dalai Lama factor in Sino-Indian relations

Relations between India and China haven’t been particularly warm in recent months. But they have lately taken on an icy chill, with Chinese leaders furious over the Dalai Lama’s visit to the northeas...

Updated : 2017.04.12 17:01

[Kim Myong-sik] Two directions of media innovation

The Park Geun-hye impeachment upheaval is continuing through the snap presidential election scheduled for May 9. Presidential candidates vow to change many things, but they say little of the media, w...

Updated : 2017.04.12 17:00

Congress should fight Trump's immigration mess

US President Donald Trump is not about to take control of his vociferously delivered and wildly resonant campaign promise to relentlessly pursue violent illegal immigrants. And that borders on tragic...

Updated : 2017.04.12 16:59