Behind The Headlines
Relations between the Koreas are at an all-time low when they cannot even agree on their disagreements.
The choice for the Turkish people is not only between different political parties but also between politicians and generals.
Syria descends into further chaos, with scheduled peace talks only increasing the prospect of violence.
AS part of a pledge to introduce progressive reforms, Afghan President Hamid Karzai readied a decree named the Elimination of Violence Against Women Act.
RIVAL claims over disputed territory in East Asia continue to plague international relations, with tragic consequences.
BANGKOK has once more let political priorities trump security considerations, with predictable results.
The anger directed at those who do not share the same political beliefs is getting out of hand, especially in cyberspace.
WHATEVER Chinaís purpose in raising its military profile in East Asian waters, it is serving nobodyís interests.
TO the casual observer, news about the Korean peninsula from Washington and Tokyo suggests that war is about to break out anytime.
An outbreak of peace in southern Thailand is still awaiting goodwill gestures from the Thai government as the main principal.
A prospective new financial architecture promises to reform and improve development finance for the world.