- Iran pins hope for changes on new president
- Iranian voters have chosen Hassan Rouhani as their new president in the just concluded election Saturday, in which he won 50.7 percent of the votes, far ahead of his five rivals, showing their strong desire for changes for the country.
- Women warriors chart US war course
- President Obama appears to be leaning towards greater U.S. intervention abroad following the appointment of a new brand of aggressive female liberal interventionists.
- Whistleblower welcome in China
- China should offer asylum to U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden following his bravery in exposing the hypocrisy of the PRISM surveillance program.
- Abe's plot to contain China is doomed to fail
- Since taking office as Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe has been launching frequent diplomatic blitzes targeting China, apparently in a bid to put up a ring of encirclement to contain and guard against China.
- Unjustified US intelligence
- The Obama administration may want to adjust the boundaries of its counterterrorism policies so that infringements on individual rights are not as expansive.
- A favorable beginning
- Informal get-together of Xi and Obama has increased mutual understanding about new model of relations between powers.
- US blind to Latin America
- The Barack Obama administration and US media have made much ado about the "pivot" to Asia policy. What has largely escaped their attention, is that China has been lining up economic allies in the erstwhile "backyard" of the US.