America seeks a peaceful and economically prosperous East Asia, but our ties to countries like Japan and Vietnam must also remain robust to rebuff any untoward military challenges from elsewhere in the region.
Nations such as South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and others all keep a close eye on China, but they also know that they individually and especially collectively possess enough economic and political vitality to offset some of China's regional dominance.
In putting together a new framework for the state's history and social sciences curriculum, the Instructional Quality Commission of California's Department of Education has received nearly 500 pages of comments and suggestions on how to best write textbooks for K-12 students.
Further advances in United States-Vietnam relations will likely emerge in the next few weeks. What also seems clear is that as US-Vietnam ties grow, preventing conflict between two of Asia's oldest adversaries -- Vietnam and China -- will be a major diplomatic challenge in the years ahead.
Is a vacation that forces you to exercise really a vacation? I'm not here to bash forests or National Parks though. I actually enjoy visiting them and share that yearning to return to the brush, and that's the problem.
The possibility of peace will not occur unless we force it to occur, until then, we might as just watch Bart defy the impossible.
By Adèle Charbonneau
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Since the last of the televised debates among presidential candidates, Duterte has offered no coherent foreign policy, no policy for the domestic economy and job generation, and no form of behavior even closely resembling statesmanship.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
The Veterans Administration organized a nationwide function on the March 29 this year. The purpose was to recognize and "welcome home" all Vietnam veterans.
Behind the chic Parc Monceau, the darling park enclosed by massive golden gates, hides a little arts museum often overlooked on the trail of blockbusters such as Le Louvre, Orsay, or Beaubourg.