US Recession: Spend Now, Save Later

Stimulus to create jobs now is essential, but only saving will rebalance the economy
Joergen Oerstroem Moeller
February 11, 2009

Still Not Too Late to Prevent a Doomsday

With an emerging international movement of citizens and scientists, all hope is not lost for saving the environment
James Gustave Speth
March 10, 2004

Is a Nuclear Deal with North Korea Feasible?

Kim Jong Il rattles the saber to get the most out of a new US administration
Peter M. Beck
February 27, 2009

Taiwan's Challenge to China and the World - Part I

Taiwan's democratic exercise provokes muscle flexing in Beijing and keeps Western defense industries in business
Jean-Pierre Cabestan
March 12, 2004

End Game in Sri Lanka

Global factors bring long civil war to a close, but only reconciliation can end an extremist ideology
Harsh V. Pant
February 23, 2009

Why Not a World Poll Before the US Election?

US electorate and policymakers would benefit from an Internet-based global poll on presidential candidates
Yoichi Funabashi
March 17, 2004

China's Tianhe-2 Tops Supercomputer Chart Again

US still has the most supercomputers, but is on decline as China rises
June 25, 2014

US Secret Service Wants Sarcasm-Detection Tool for Twitter

The government agency that protects top US officials must sort out jokes from threats
Sophie Curtis
June 23, 2014

Big 10 Food Companies Emit as Much as the “World’s 25th Most Polluting Country”

Food prices rise with climate change
Winnie Byanyima
June 18, 2014

China Says It Will Help Iraq

As extremists sweep through Iraq, the US sends forces
Rita Brown
June 18, 2014

Obama’s Disciplined Leadership Is Right for Today

Force can cause more problems than it solves
Fareed Zakaria
June 13, 2014