Growing Vulnerability of Seaports from Terror Attacks

How to protect ports while allowing global flow of trade is a new challenge
Michael Richardson
March 5, 2004

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

Welcome to the Twenty-First Century

The US cannot and will not resolve all global problems, but no replacement system stands ready
Joschka Fischer
February 5, 2016

The Sun Gets Brighter

Solar power is now cheaper than what oil would cost at $50 per barrel
T.N. Ninan
February 3, 2016

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Zika Virus

Research has linked the virus to birth defects in infants, Guillain-Barrê syndrome in adults
Donald G. McNeil Jr, Catherine Saint Louis and Nicholas St. Fleur
February 2, 2016

Global Trade Conflict Looms Over China's Market Status

WTO in bind – China expects Market Economy Status in the midst of heated US presidential campaign
Guy de Jonquieres
January 29, 2016

WHO: Extremely Alarmed by Zika, Could Reach 4 Million Cases

Brazil reports almost 4,000 cases of microcephaly
Tom Miles, Stephanie Nebehay and Kate Kelland
January 28, 2016