In the last two years, Afghanistan has been facing unprecedented challenges. However, several major development projects have initiated, launched or completed. But the government has failed to deliver its promises. Thousands of Afghans died in violence.
Go ahead. Try to be something scarier than this election.
It's time to take a look at the presidential race once again, and I have to begin with a program note. Up until now, I've been writing these columns every two weeks, but from now until the election, they'll appear each Monday like clockwork, since the race is about to head into the homestretch.
This year the New York Film Festival opened with a documentary! Capturing a distinct Zeitgeist moment, in The 13th, Ava DuVernay limns a history of ra...
Political incorrectness is not why decent people feel revulsion at what Trump says and does. Decent people object because what he says and does is indecent, ignorant and wrong.
The nominee of one of our major parties poses a mortal threat to everything America at its best has been and is. American values and our very democracy are at stake in this year's election.
Amongst our generals and military advisers there is a consensus that we need a new fighter-bomber to provide these functions for Canada. But amongst the chattering classes there is a virtual free-for-all about not just which aircraft should be purchased, but how we should go about getting one.
It had been at least a few days since North Korea did anything terribly provocative. So another disruptive event was long overdue. Pyongyang then conducted its fifth nuclear test. And, as always, the "international community" was shocked and appalled.
George Sifakis: At our recent annual Ideagen European Union Delegations of U.N. Leadership 2030 Summit, you presented an in depth look at the recent...
The AFL-CIO has found, however, that only a small faction, fewer than a third, of its members are Trump supporters.
The first debate not a knockdown but a wipeout, Bob Shrum & Ron Christie agree. On tax returns, birther-ism. interruptions & Machado, says Shrum, "Hillary killed him and Trump committed suicide." Can Trump now prepare better and stop obsessing about the weight of a beauty queen? Fat chance.
For Vladimir Putin, personal political interests always trump the interests of the Russian Federation.
There are no reliable polls in China to assess the preference for the outcome of U.S. presidential election. The Chinese are conflicted but, in the end, probably prefer a Hillary Clinton victory.
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter," the great Winston Churchill once said. This statement has been proven yet again by the US Congress acting on behalf of the American people and overriding President Obama's veto of JASTA.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been a disgrace to his party and an embarrassment to the nation. He has consistently demonstrated that he does not have the temperament, judgment, background or humility to lead our country.
Is Donald Trump afraid of being president? It would certainly explain his inexplicable behavior in the post-midnight, pre-dawn hours of Friday morning...