Whatever one's judgment, Americans appear to have concluded that a foreign-policy reorientation is in order; in this case, however, reorientation doesn't equal retrenchment.
About a hundred years ago, the Chinese writer Lu Xun described the state of China at the time: a large iron box in which the people were slowly suffoc...
China has a tendency to make prognosticators look foolish. Still, I'll happily make one prediction for 2014: at least one China story will break that has a fact-is-stranger-than-fiction feel to it.
In my view, is the time for American leaders, beginning with our president, to lead the nation past the cliché-ridden images o the Cold War. Clearly, China is out of the box and we had better recognize how misleading policies of the past have warped public opinion for too long.
I prefer looking at this subject from a data point of view, asking where America is "exceptional" compared to other wealthy countries where I am using the definition of "exceptional" to mean "unusual." This definition does not make a distinction about better or worse.
After muddling through this period, The Wolf of Wall Street serves as a reminder to the bad old days where the stereotypical "white male" in finance is solely driven by money and excess, not the best interests of the client.
Jingle right along with us this week, folks, for the usual up and down sleigh ride! Most Important Climate Message: "You CAN Do Something About It" i...
From the opening of America's first LEGOLAND resort to the introduction of the innovative "Instagram hotel," there's been a slew of amazing new accommodation options on offer for travellers to enjoy.
The U.S. is awash in oil and natural gas. China's air pollution is so bad some cities were nearly shut down. A massive typhoon wreaked havoc in the Philippines. These are some of the top stories of the past 12 months.
Today, China celebrates the 120th birthdate of the founding father of the People's Republic -- Chairman Mao Zedong.
If his first two years are any indication of what is to come, northeast Asia will continue to reverberate from the uncertainty and unpredictability that has become the hallmark of the Kim Dynasty.
For those who're interested in how strategic thinking and theory have evolved, Freedman's account will likely be the definitive one for some time to come.
At no point in history has it been this easy to destroy your entire life so quickly in such few words. As the saga of InterActiveCorp PR Exec...
A company is a shared responsibility and a contract between employees and owners -- it is not diminishing people to simply "capital" to be spent.
China's president Xi Jinping and the Chinese political leadership also recognize that the looming labor crisis associated with their urbanization must be married to successful policy on aging.
While states may have difficulty escaping the security dilemma, mutual understanding that fears and insecurity (rather than bad intentions) are driving behavior can provide a starting point for constructive discussions.