Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
BERLIN -- The New Silk Road Initiative will not only result in an enormous surge in growth for China. With "One Belt, One Road," President Xi Jinping is launching one of the largest development projects in history and offers new perspectives to countries such as Uzbekistan and Tajikistan threatened by terrorism.
The big risk is that neither side will be willing to make concessions, because each expects the other to blink first. That leads straight to escalating rivalry and an ever-higher risk of war.
We look for external solutions that can help us handle difficult situations. Sometimes the best solution is all internal. This blog is an analytical t...
I'm a California girl, born and raised. I never travelled much when I was young, I really couldn't afford to. Other than a spring break in Mexico I ha...
Religious persecution did not end with Nero and the Roman Empire. In fact, punishment of and hostility toward people of faith is increasing.
I will never get to experience just one side throughout my life. I will never know how to feel my own culture and tradition just the way my friends and relatives have got to. I can't express my mixed emotions.
Years ago, when I first started writing about films, I remember attending a luncheon for the Tribeca All Access program, offered by the Tribeca Film Institute, during the Tribeca Film Festival in NYC.
It was hard to explain then what had happened, what we had always expected as the tragic ending of things, human frailty the point of mourning and grief. And wasn't epic loss what made us tell our stories?
While brands are typically associated with companies and products, countries have brand identities too. In fact, the image of a country can greatly contribute to (or detract from) the brands that come from that country.
n 2009, North Korea declared that it had developed a nuclear weapon. As the country most gravely threatened is the democratic Republic of Korea to Pyongyang's south, I sat down this week with Oh Joon, the country's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, and asked for his perspective on Lausanne.
There are sunsets... and then there are sunsets. This collection of adventurous destinations is the latter. We hope that you get a chance to go out and experience views like these for yourself.
Many of our manufacturers are already facing unfair trade practices that are costing jobs. And so far there is nothing in the fast-track bill or TPP to give them any hope that the scenario would change.
We undulated the never-ending steep path while clumsily hurdling felled trees many feet in diameter and used limbs lain from bank to bank to cross rivers like a tightrope. Someone did occasionally end up in the drink.