China is Already Powerful. What Happens When a Strongman Rules?

This week, China's national legislative body will likely vote to allow President Xi Jinping to remain in power - possibly for life.  A change to the country's constitution would remove presidential term limits that have been in place there since 1982. Those...

U.S. Essential to South Korea Economic Miracle

Friday’s elaborate Winter Olympics opening ceremony, as is normally the case for the event’s host country, was a showcase for South Korea – its symbols, traditions, achievements and aspirations. But as Washi...

70% of Americans Believe Divided U.S. is ‘New Normal’

Seven in 10 Americans say the nation’s politics have reached a dangerous low point, and a majority of those believe the situation is a “new normal” rather than temporary, according to a new Washington Post-University of Maryland poll. Seven in 10 American...