There is no doubt that this is a step forward, but each step forward is also a reminder of injuries past.
America is having a tough time finding its footing - not only in the Middle East, but in much of the rest of the world. It almost feels like the U.S. has become a developing nation, at least on the global stage.
As a steady, international body of research is showing, growing up with siblings offers children a matchless context in which they learn about relationships, social engagement, sharing, ownership, identity, conflict resolution, and problem solving.
Controlling information in a globalized world is harder than it used to be, much to the dismay of authoritarian regimes. Yet such regimes today routinely use the trappings of democracy and the latest technology to stifle liberty.
President Barack Obama sent the Navy in harm's way this week and it turned out fine. Having gotten what it's going to get, at least for now, from China, the Obama administration at last challenged China's absurd claim of sovereignty over far distant artificial islands it's built in the South China Sea.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's pledge to spend $12 billion over the next 15 years to help the United Nations achieve its goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2030 signals that Beijing is eager to claim a bigger role in the world of international development.
Those of us who have campaigned for a radical reduction of the U.S. military footprint overseas have spent so much time detailing our objections to the status quo that we don't have much time left over to consider what would happen if we succeed.
If the United States seeks to shore up its credibility, it would be better to show that it is able to "degrade and destroy ISIS," as it committed itself to doing more than a year ago, rather than escalating and militarizing the conflict with China.
So far Trump has squandered his great talent for big deal thinking and execution. Instead the Wharton graduate offers us demagoguery and willful ignorance of the basic economics of major policy issues.
Here in the Tuileries, though, after I'd encountered a range of magnificent sculptures of all periods and parts of the globe, I felt was seeing these sculptures for the first time.
Hong Kong's legal ivory market fuels ivory smuggling and elephant poaching says a new report by WildAid, an international nongovernmental organization that aims to eliminate illegal wildlife trade.
The idea of building an app is attractive for many reasons. First, it's tangible. You can build it and put your name on it. Second, it's completely customizable. The canvas is only limited to your imagination and your coding skill. Third, you can track it, monitoring downloads and usage. And of course, you stand to gain money and fame if your app is successful with the masses.
Oh this is so ridiculous! After opening down 200 points (1%) the PBOC boosted the Chinese markets with yet another announcement of easing monetary policy.
Back in 2008, the global economy was severely injured, and policymakers have been struggling to provide the right medicine to heal it.
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Not much reaction to China's rate cut on Friday: Up 0.5% after a surprise rate cut on Friday when we're still 35% off the hig...