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Russell Hsiao Security, Asia Watch out, China. Against the backdrop of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) military modernization and growing precision strike capabilities, some media reports indicate that Taipei may have plans to produce...Show More Summary
Al Jazeera reports: "Israeli border police carried out stun grenade training in the Palestinian neighborhood of al-‘Issawiya in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem, a new video purports to show. In the recording, the neighbourhood, homeShow More Summary
New house rules The detention of employees from James Packer's Crown casino group in China has reopened the old debate about whether Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown is all about him staying in power, or whether it's also driven by the task of economic rebalancing. Show More Summary
"It's good life. Dignity and social justice. All people from all social classes go to the same schools, the same parks, the same hospitals. Equality. You feel that your humanity is respected," a friend told me during a Viber call inShow More Summary
South Africa’s political crisis appears to be coming to a head. Two interconnected issues have thrown the country’s political establishment into turmoil. First, South Africa’s public protector is probing the relationship between President Jacob Zuma and the Guptas, a wealthy family alleged to have wielded political influence over the president. Show More Summary
The second presidential debate made it painfully clear that the candidates' pasts echo forward for all of us. As 69 million Americans tuned in, both Trump and Clinton were forced to confront embarrassing scandals that occurred over a...Show More Summary
Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have threatened to show “no mercy” to government agents in their response to the death of one of their commanders. Arsen Pavlov, a Russian-born fighter who used the alias 'Motorola,' was confirmed killed in a blast inside the elevator of his apartment building Sunday by Ukraine’s Interior Ministry. Show More Summary
This is a disconcerting period for all those hoping to see more pushback against China's bid for supremacy in the South China Sea, and its pressure tactics towards that end. The US is in the throes of an epochal political convulsion masquerading as a presidential election campaign. Show More Summary
As we step away from Yom Kippur, it is a moment when the American Jewish community accepts responsibility for our sins of the past year and prepares to start anew. This year, we must atone also for the crimes in Syria--and that atonement...Show More Summary
On Iraq's Al-'Ahd satellite channel, a Shi'ite cleric demonizes Sunnis, typifying a trans-sectarian trend in extremist broadcasting across the region. by Joseph Braude and Aaron Lobel The past decade has seen the proliferation of largely extremist and sectarian 24-hour religious television channels throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Show More Summary
It’s not often that the maritime environment features prominently in any Middle Eastern conflict, but in the waters of the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen there have been two noteworthy incidents recently, both of which have a decidedly...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Israeli soldiers fatally shot Ali Shyoukhi, 20, during a protest in Silwan just south of Jerusalem's Old City. Shyoukhi was shot with a live round in his pelvis and bled to death as medics were unable to move him to the hospital due to the extensive military siege on the town. Show More Summary
By Racheal Buckland, an intern with the Lowy Institute's Migration and Border Policy project Last week Helen Boaden, director of BBC Radio, resigned after 34 years working for the English broadcaster and delivered a stirring speech at the Prix Italia festival in Lampedusa criticising journalism. Show More Summary
Would you jump off a roller coaster ride as the car picked up speed downhill? Probably not. But that's just what dozens of Republican candidates did over the weekend as Donald Trump's presidential campaign seemingly imploded over a decade-old audio tape. The details of Trump's 'locker room' banter have been widely reported. Show More Summary
It was exactly one year ago that Dareen Tatour’s ordeal began. In the pre-dawn hours of October 11, 2015, Israeli police and border guards stormed into Palestinian poet’s family home without a warrant or an explanation for the shocking and disturbing intrusion. Show More Summary
Speaking at the Conservative Party conference, UK Prime Minister Theresa May added some clarity to the Brexit debate by stating that formal negotiations for British withdrawal from the European Union will begin no later than March 2017. Show More Summary
Nonviolent protest organizer Mohammad Khatib of occupied Bil'in was on his way to his olive groves Friday when Israeli soldiers stopped him. He lay in the road in front of his car refusing to move. Israeli soldiers arrested him and seized the car.
By Tom Engelhardt | ( Tomdispatch.com ) | – – This is not about Donald Trump. And I mean it. From the moment the first scribe etched a paean of praise to…
When AIPAC came "begging" for Bill Clinton to speak at 2010 conference, he and his wife were against his doing so, and her aide expressed annoyance at the invitation; though then Secretary of State Clinton did address the pro-Israel group, and gushed over its leaders.