For adventurous travelers, a free trip to an exotic city is a mouthwatering prospect. Stopovers -- connections between flights of more than 24 hours -- provide a sneaky way to do just that, giving travelers two holidays for the price of one.
The case of staffers for Senator Rubio and Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen travelling to China on a trip hosted by the Chinese communist party-state is a painful example of hypocrisy.
Behind the glitz of modern Shanghai, is an old alley life soaked with tradition and color. There, in those narrow lanes, below masses of tangled elect...
Alibaba puts China on par with the United States in the rapidly increasing global competition for technological innovation and economic transformation. The GSK case reminds me of a popular book "China Can Say No," first published in China in 1996 and which signaled a new era for growing Chinese nationalism.
While the U.S. economy is seeing significant growth, economies in neighboring countries, Canada and Mexico, are doing also well. In Canada, rising exports and consumer spending have translated into better growth.
Undoubtedly, America wants to get India's support for its Russian sanctions. But it is very unlikely that America can get India to abandon it's long term Russian ally.
Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, much of the U.S. is experiencing well above normal warmer temperatures; the eastern Pacific warm spot continues to prevent much rain from reaching California, sending it into further drought.
We need a can-do spirit going into next year. And we need leaders that are prepared to be known as the ones that turned the corner on climate change. History will look back favorably on leaders that rise to the challenge and future generations will shower anger at those that didn't.
The U.S. government believes that, as the inheritor of tsarist Russia and Soviet Union, Russia has expansionist and hegemonic traditions that China doesn't have. It believes Russia always has policies that challenge and attempt to supplant the existing international order while China doesn't. In many circumstances, China sees itself as a beneficiary of the current international order.
In the backdrop of President Xi Jinping's ongoing visit to India, presenting an exclusive free and frank dialogue on bilateral ties with Mr. Jayadeva ...
When I think about how a racist caricature from Hollywood gets tossed around among expats as a symbol of Chinese men -- and Westerners from around the world harbor consistently negative views of Chinese men -- I realize there's a dark side to this whole discussion.
An internet that is fragmented by political, legal, and technical boundaries would throttle the animating purpose of the International Bill of Human Rights, while an indivisible and global internet is able to facilitate such goals.
The reality of the Korean peninsula is, of course, vastly more complicated than these either-or contrasts. Stop thinking of the peninsula as two completely distinct halves, with barbed wire running down the middle.
The idea of branding climate change could seem like another exercise in navel-gazing unless you consider the effectiveness of the opposition. They've got branding down, relentlessly repeating the mantra, "science is inconclusive and solutions are exorbitant and unproven."
Next Tuesday, President Obama and 124 other world leaders will convene in New York City for a United Nations summit to address climate change.
Even as other countries move forward, the US must continue to lead. The US is the second largest carbon emitter in the world and the largest overall contributor to the climate crisis. We have an obligation to take bold steps to reduce our own carbon pollution.