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[Jay Ambrose] Stick up for free speech to protect democracy

Charles Murray, someone who makes his living by thinking and appreciates its grandeur as a guiding force, recently had a firsthand encounter with a mob of college students insisting instead that fury...

Updated : 2017.03.13 17:27

[Noah Feldman] South Korea does impeachment right

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye was officially removed from office Friday after the Constitutional Court affirmed her impeachment by the national assembly. It’s a remarkable outcome for a rel...

Updated : 2017.03.13 17:15

[Ravindra Kumar] Just an ordinary journalist

My revulsion to being considered a member of the media is growing. I am part of one medium -- the newspaper. My responsibilities, my role and my accountability are restricted to this medium. I will a...

Updated : 2017.03.13 17:15

[Lim Sue Goan] Crisis between Malaysia and NK turns soft

The diplomatic crisis between Malaysia and North Korea is unlikely to end soon. The tension may drag on for months or even longer. First, North Korea bans nine staff and family members of the Malay...

Updated : 2017.03.13 17:14

[Chang May Choon] South Korean presidential front-runner in spotlight

With Park Geun-hye impeached and out of office, attention has shifted swiftly to South Korea’s next presidential election, which must be held by May 9, and front-runner Moon Jae-in. Moon, a former ...

Updated : 2017.03.13 17:14

WikiLeaks’ piracy and American security

Americans learned Tuesday that the CIA has tools that can hack smartphones, computer operating systems, message apps, Wi-Fi networks. That blockbuster revelation came courtesy of WikiLeaks, the organ...

Updated : 2017.03.13 17:14

[Robert Park] Is THAAD the precursor of an imminent US preventive strike?

In a Feb. 28 interview, former North Korean Ambassador Thae Yong-ho was queried regarding how we can secure meaningful cooperation from China in dealing with the North Korean threat. His answer: “C...

Updated : 2017.03.12 17:45

[Leonid Bershidsky] Trump's H1-B squeeze threatens US tech leadership

It’s hard to calculate the effect of H-1B visas -- which the US government is now making harder to obtain -- on the US technology sector, but it’s likely rather large. If restricting H-1B visas is ...

Updated : 2017.03.12 17:43

[Bloomberg] Park's ouster lets South Korea move on

Now that a court has ousted her from office, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s troubles are only beginning: She could face indictment on charges of bribery and abuse of power. Koreans, ho...

Updated : 2017.03.12 17:37

[Bloomberg] China's turn to deal with North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping seems interested in embracing the role of global steward -- champion of the liberal political and economic order the US administration seems uninterested in promoting. No...

Updated : 2017.03.12 17:35

[The Japan Times] North Korea’s chemical weapons a cause for world to be vigilant

It was a serious crime involving deadly poison that can be used in chemical weapons. The international community must further heighten its vigilance on North Korea. In the case of the murder of Nor...

Updated : 2017.03.12 17:34

[Pittsburgh Post-Gazette] A 37 percent cut in diplomacy hurts America

The administration of President Donald Trump has announced a plan to cut nearly $20 billion from the $50 billion budget of the State Department and the US Agency for International Development. Reduci...

Updated : 2017.03.12 17:33

[Other View] WikiLeaks spills CIA gadgetry, but to what end?

The release Tuesday by WikiLeaks of the first installment of what will apparently be a large batch of CIA communications, including what appears to be very sensitive information, moves the issue of t...

Updated : 2017.03.12 17:31

[David Ignatius] America's real-life spy thriller

If you were writing a pitch for a Hollywood series about the roiling investigation of the Trump campaign’s possible dealings with Russian operatives, you might describe it as “Billions” meets “Th...

Updated : 2017.03.10 17:55

[Aleksander Dardeli] Cultivating critical thinking can beat fake news

In response to the wave of fake news that inundated the recent presidential election campaign in the United States, much attention has been devoted to those who produce or spread those stories. The a...

Updated : 2017.03.10 17:55