Asia Times, Doug Tsuruoka Security, North America The budget for 2019 shows R&D for a naval supergun will continue—with efforts perhaps nudged by recent photos of a purported railgun in China. Eyebrows rose in US defense circles earlier...Show More Summary
In a wild speech in Munich, Netanyahu warned of a global Holocaust if Iran gets nuclear weapons. And he said that Iran was similar to the Nazis, in its supposed desire to annihilate 6 million Jews in Israel. Netanyahu is seeking any distraction he can get from the corruption investigation that is closing in on him, Jonathan Ofir writes.
A 33-year-old Palestinian identified as Yasin Omar Saradeeh from Jericho was pronounced dead shortly after Israeli forces detained him on Thursday morning. Saradeeh’s family said Israeli forces severely beat him after detaining him and that he was in a good health before his arrest.
"I witnessed this event. Why are you doing this to me?" Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg is having to defend himself after false conspiracy theories accusing him of being a "crisis actor" have gotten hundreds of thousands of views online.
Asia Times, Richard Javad Heydarian Security, Asia Philippine leader's quip sets off a firestorm over his soft approach to Beijing's militarization of the South China Sea. “If you want, just make us a province, like Fujian,” quippedShow More Summary
John Dale Grover Politics, Asia Once again, North Korea is attempting to use the games for their ends. In the run-up to the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, North Korea bombed South Korea Air Flight 858, killing 115 people. Afterward, when South Korea remained steadfast in its desire to host the games, North Korea suddenly offered high-level talks. Show More Summary
Rathna K. Muralidharan Security, Asia To effectively combat China’s encroachment over disputed waters, regional actors must be equipped with technology that provides them with maritime domain awareness. China was on everyone’s mind at the 2018 Singapore Airshow earlier this month. Show More Summary
The clay seal, dating back to the eighth century B.C. was discovered in a Jerusalem excavation site.
Rapper praised for challenging government's lack of support to victims of deadly fire as Number 10 goes on defensive.
North's 22 athletes wrap up competition at Pyeongchang Games without a finish higher than 13th
In our series, A More Perfect Union, we aim to show that what unites us as Americans is far stronger than what divides us. Henry Musoma, a professor at Texas A&M University, is teaching his students not just through lectures, but also through actions. Omar Villafranca reports.
The Oxfam sex abuse scandal demonstrates the urgent need for legal accountability in the humanitarian aid sector.
The cosmetic boom in South Korea isn't just for women, as advertisers increasingly target men. Holly Williams reports from Seoul on how traditional ideas of masculinity are changing.
In a rare tweet to Trump, Denmark's Prime Minister Rasmussen pleaded the president to hear out young Americans and "Make America great and safe again!"
General Kim Yong Chol was also blamed for deadly attacks against South Korean targets in 2010.
YouTube faces strong criticism after it spread conspiracy theories in the aftermath of the deadly school shooting in Florida. The top trending video on the platform Wednesday falsely accused survivor David Hogg of being a crisis actor and was viewed more than 200,000 times before being taken down. Show More Summary
Alexander Krushelnitsky tested positive for meldonium, believed to help blood circulation, after winning bronze in mixed doubles with wife
Sales in South Korea now top $7 billion, and men are reportedly spending more per capita on cosmetics than any other nation