Crisis

  • Planning for Korean Reunification

    by - Aug 17, 2017
    By Lee Jong-Wha SEOUL – The long-simmering North Korean nuclear crisis has reached a near boiling point. Last month, the Hermit Kingdom launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of hitting major US cities. The United Nations Security...
  • A Dangerous Game of Chicken

    by - Aug 15, 2017
    By Yoon Young-kwan SEOUL – So far, the war between US President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un over the latter’s nuclear program has been fought only in words. But each turn of the...
  • We Weep for You, Venezuela

    by - Aug 15, 2017
    By Juan Manuel Santos BOGOTÁ – Until recently, Venezuela – the birthplace of the “Liberator” Simón Bolívar – was a free and rather wealthy country, boasting the world’s largest proven oil reserves and a marvelous people....
  • Pence tries to soften Trump’s threat of military action in Venezuela

    by - Aug 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON — Cast once again in the role of interpreter of President Trump’s comments, Vice President Mike Pence is touring Latin America and attempting to dispel his boss’ threat of military action against Venezuela. Trump on...
  • Can South Korea Save the Day?

    by - Aug 14, 2017
    By Katharine H.S. Moon CAMBRIDGE – As North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump’s war of words escalates, Independence Day celebrations – commemorating the Korean Peninsula’s 1945 liberation from Japanese colonial rule – are...
  • Leadership Failure Perpetuates Stagnation

    by - Aug 10, 2017
    By Jomo Kwame Sundaram Jomo Kwame Sundaram, a former economics professor and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, received the Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought in 2007. KUALA LUMPUR ,...
  • For Venezuela, there may be no happily ever after

    by - Aug 9, 2017
    Miguel Angel Latouche, Universidad Central de Venezuela Last week, over seven million Venezuelans both at home and abroad voted against president Nicolas Maduro’s proposed Constituent Assembly, which would have empowered his administration to rewrite the country’s...

Old Bridge in Mostar

Cathedral at Chernihiv Ukraine

Trinity Cathedral (17th century) in the city of Chernihiv Ukraine