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Can China and Japan lead the Asian century?

Can China and Japan lead the Asian century?

Chandran Nair says Xi and Abe, strong leaders of economic powerhouses, have a historic opportunity to shape the 21st century in Asia, as the US wavers. But first, they must recognise legitimate concerns and embrace the symbolic elements of Asian-style diplomacy Donald Trump’s first visit to Asia showed the region at its best and its worst. In Japan, South Korea …

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NFL players get support from WWII vet and other soldiers

World War II Vet and Other Soldiers Take a Knee To Support NFL Players Against Trump President Donald Trump said he was respecting the flag and American veterans when he decried NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem to protest, but more and more veterans are telling the president he’s wrong. John Middlemas, a 97-year-old veteran of …

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Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Needs To Evolve

THE world has turned upside down. The United States under Donald Trump is rapidly becoming unrecognisable from the country that has been the patron-saint of ‘globalisation’ since the collapse of the Soviet Union more than 25 years ago. Across the Atlantic, the European Union is in tatters, continuing to reel from Brexit as right-wing xenophobes make inroads into mainstream politics …

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Trump challenged by Hollywood legend Meryl Streep

Trump challenged by Hollywood legend Meryl Streep

In her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award, Meryl Streep called out Donald Trump in what was by far the most political moment of the 2017 Golden Globes, and one of the most political moments we’ve seen from an awards show in recent memory. After highlighting the diversity of Hollywood and the “many, many, many” powerful acting performances …

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Has Obama pulled the rug from under Netanyahu’s feet?

“The Security Council resolution against the settlements that was adopted last Friday [Dec. 23] because no veto was cast by the US is not an isolated event,” an Israeli source told Al-Monitor on condition of anonymity. “We are talking about a chain reaction. It is a declaration of war on the part of the American administration against Israel and Israel’s counter-war declaration against …

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Brexit: To do or not to do

Brexit: To do or not to do

Donald Trump applauds Brexit but traditional American conservatives and liberals are perplexed by it. They cannot understand how a people renowned for common sense could have undertaken a project so harmful to national interests on the basis of such tendentious arguments. Surely there will be a second referendum, they opine, when people realize the cost of leaving the European Union. …

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