world affairs

A new survey finds rising support for free trade, immigration and an active role in world affairs.
America's international image has taken a nosedive since Trump took office, a Pew Research Center poll found.
I was part of that Silent Generation born in 1923. Hard to believe now that I'm 93 and in what they call the twilight years and I have a better word for those years -- the years ahead, because I'm far from finished. Whatever is out there, I'm ready.
These articles beautifully navigated 2015's many crises.
Following a painful decay whose causes were as much internal than external, China is currently, from biotech to the internet
Obama must rise above his defense of policies that are not working and declare war on ISIS like Roosevelt declared war on Hitler.
My pragmatic side will keep pushing my emotions down into the basement of my heart. It's a crowded space filled with everything horrible I have experienced personally or shared with the world. But, I'll make room. Because, I can't feel sad. Not today.
Battle between Mongol and Chinese armies, 1211, from Jami' al-tawarikh by Rashid al-Din (Bahatur). Let's turn off the TV
So why is this? Why as a world community do we feel the need to not compromise? I believe that it is our lack of diplomacy, and that not enough people practice diplomacy in their day-to-day lives.