President Donald Trump did what US Presidents have done since George W. Bush: commit.
Defining the territory within which the competing claims of Jews and Arabs must be resolved is a first prerequisite to ending conflict.
Indonesia is one of just eight countries that’s neither a signatory nor a party to the World Health Organisation’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
What happened to the sentiment of 'never again' that was universally embraced in the wake of World War II to prevent calamities such as this from occurring?
There is an awareness that the wealth to the south, across the DMZ, is not to be sneered at. Nor is suffering to be cherished.
We are highly vulnerable to either a trade war involving the US and China, or to disruptions caused by a military conflict in our export markets.
Any fanfare trumpeting yet another round of negotiations without such tripartite agreement will inevitably see those new negotiations being eventually buried.
Passchendaele became the code for blood needlessly spilt; for decisions that should have, in any other context, demanded the trial and execution of its initiators.
Iraq, once the cradle of civilization, has and continues to experience one of the most horrific violent conflicts in modern history that defies any semblance of civilized humanity.
A PLO-governed State located in the remaining 5% between Israel and Jordan represents a threat to both Jordan and IsraeL.
The first generation of the 'New Chinese' – the Chinese baby boomers – grew up experiencing harsh living conditions.
The problem here is that both Israel and Hamas are living in self-denial, as if they can wish the other away. Both are guilty of playing politics.