For now, the best course of action is minimalism. There's no need to keep announcing that North Korea's nuclear and missile tests are unacceptable: Kim knows this.
China has been overcharacterized by the "oddities," like the donkey based restaurants that serve every part of the donkey, or the notorious street stalls with scorpions, starfish and rats. Remember -- they're only odd to us.
Late last month, China's new president, Xi Jinping, undertook his first trip abroad as head of state. With the country's leadership transition now complete, it is an appropriate moment to reflect on the evolving U.S.-Sino balance of power.
China has made significant progress in energy efficiency but still requires twice as much energy to produce one unit of GDP as the world average. Enormous opportunities still remain in both California and China to save energy more cheaply than it can be produced.
I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I'd share what I learned in China.
The future of the CAR is naturally uncertain. For the country to become capable of controlling its destiny and asserting its sovereignty by preventing armed militias from entering its land, Séléka must avoid the mistakes of its predecessor.
I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Start-up Owners Manual. In these series of fiv...
I wonder if the current crisis with North Korea might just end around the time that Exercise Foal Eagle does. That's this year's annual joint military exercise by the U.S. and South Korea, running from March 1 through April 30.
The engine that transforms the lives of millions of Chinese citizens like Li Liguan is China Development Bank (CDB). The bank channels capital to key sectors and projects in the world's fastest growing economy -- an essential role in any development state.
The last thing the Chinese want is either a greater American military or naval presence in Northeast Asia or refugee flows from a collapsing North Korean government. We want Beijing to urge the North to the table in the proper frame of mind, using influence only they have.
On the occasion of his second official visit to Beijing as the French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius will attempt to co-write a new chapter of the Sino-French relations while a profound redistribution of power affects Paris' position in the international arena.
MEMRISE IS LOOKING TO CREATE A WORLD OF MEMORY CHAMPIONS Joshua Foer's 2012 bestseller Moonwalking with Einstein recounts his year spent training for...
It's Melting, Melting: 1600 Years Worth of Andean Ice Melted in 25, says a new study, reports Justin Gillis at the New York Times. Researchers studyin...
Particulate matter is now the fourth-leading cause of death in China, behind dietary risks, high blood pressure, and smoking. And, unless current trends change, urban air pollution is projected to be the number one killer worldwide by 2050.
As much as some U.S. policymakers and most American experts detest diplomacy with Pyongyang, they now face a pressing issue that has upended their earlier calculations. The U.S. must rely on diplomacy once again.
The major regional and international players would do good to pause and consider the future of countries neighboring Syria, given the continued influx...