Southeast Asian countries have long managed a complex relationship with China, the region’s biggest trading partner and their most powerful neighbor. China's new Silk Road promises opportunities for economic growth, but at what cost?
Susan Hennessey, executive editor of the Lawfare blog, said that Donald Trump's taxes raise serious questions about the president's debts.
Until recently, it was mostly Syrian and Palestinian refugees making the trip across the Mediterranean Sea. But increasingly, Lebanese citizens are filling the boats.
As president, Donald Trump received more money from foreign sources than previously known. And, a long-simmering conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over a disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh flared up on Sunday after both sides fired rockets and artillery. Also, India confirmed its own ongoing struggles to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, which reached 6 million infections.
The president's refusal to defend a core democratic concept brought swift rebukes, with a chorus of voices saying that this does not happen in America. The Senate even unanimously passed a resolution reaffirming the Legislature's commitment to an orderly transition.
Though the presidential contenders disagree on many issues, perhaps none is as stark as their fundamental divergence on the issue of global warming and how to reverse ecological doom.
In the past decade or so, China, via its vast network of state-run companies, has brought a development blitz to Laos.