The Russian Bear and the Chinese Dragon Are Standing Together against America
‘Today China is our key strategic partner,” President Vladimir Putin said May 8, in Moscow. In 2015, China and Russia share much in common. Both nations are ruled by confident authoritarians. Both rulers embrace territorial expansionism through the barrel of a gun. …
Ever since I was a child, I’ve read news reports about dying languages. “There are only 19 speakers left!” “There’s only one speaker left! Get the tape recorder, preserve every syllable you can!”
These stories used to wound me. …
The Non-Arab Spring: A ‘Cheat Sheet’ on Venezuela, Ukraine, and Thailand
Here’s a cheat-sheet guide to protests in Thailand, Ukraine and Venezuela:
What are protesters’ demands?
rotesters in Bangkok have been calling for months for the ouster of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, whom they allege is a puppet of her …