North Korea’s mercurial leader now claims to have thermonuclear weapons, but analysts are saying this is likely braggadocios nonsense.
Thanks mostly to well-founded demographic concerns, China is ending the ‘One Child’ policy, but it is probably too late for them to avoid the consequences of the forty year program.
The Taliban dealt a major defeat to a numerically superior Afghan Army force, raising questions about just how well Afghanistan can defend itself on its own.
Yesterday’s stock market drop led some Republican candidates to say some particularly dumb things.
China adds to its status as the honey badger of intellectual property law.
The Afghan Army isn’t doing so well against the Taliban right now.
In the past month, the Chinese stock market has lost more than 1/3 of its value.
A well-founded fear of ISIS seems to be drawing many of the former Soviet Republics in Central Asia closer to Moscow.
North Korea now claims it has miniaturized nuclear warheads sufficienctly so that they can be placed on missiles. They also say they can launch missiles from submarines.
Chinese analysts are telling their American counterparts that North Korea’s nuclear arsenal is far more sophisticated than previously believed.
Can a country entry reap the benefits of the connected age while successfully tying down the Internet?
There are again reports of Chinese frustration with the Kim regime in North Korea, but change is unlikely to happen in the DPRK until Beijing is ready to let it happen.
Good news for two released Americans, but no clue what’s motivating North Korea’s latest actions.
Quietly, oil prices have been falling for months now. That’s potentially a very big deal.
In the current situation, speaking out forcefully as some are demanding can only do more harm than good.
A scandal erupted when the Chinese people learned their leaders were flying first class and staying in five-star hotels. Problem solved!
While the world watches Ukraine, Central Asia could also be an area where Russia may seek to expand its territory.
Predicting the end of the DPRK is a fool’s errand.
The opening to China was entirely Richard Nixon’s idea. Henry Kissinger opposed it vehemently.