Politics & Economy

Admiral Harry Harris, the new commander of the U.S. Pacific Command © Kyodo

First Japanese-American admiral

US Pacific Command chief challenges China's 'great wall of sand'

TOKYO -- Admiral Harry Harris, the new commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, is in the spotlight amid maritime tensions in the South China Sea and elsewhere. Harris, of Japanese descent, is the first Asian-American to rise to the rank of ad...

Economeister

Joseph E. Stiglitz: Europe's attack on Greek democracy

NEW YORK -- The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to out...

Geopolitico

Ian Bremmer: The world's decade of living dangerously

With the U.S. losing its appetite for superpower activism and no one ready to fill the voi...

Perspectives

Nouriel Roubini: Emerging markets after the Fed hikes rates

NEW YORK -- The prospect that the US Federal Reserve will start exiting zero policy rates ...

The Future of Asia 2014

Thai instability to impact region: Asean chief

TOKYO -- Le Luong Minh, the secretary general of Asean, said Friday that events unfolding ...