American Hopes to Return to Prison Camp in North Korea

Two years ago Kenneth Bae was imprisoned in North Korea. Now the American missionary wants to return to visit the guards he befriended.

Answering the Critics: Donbas Disengagement

Wouldn’t disengaging from the Donbas strengthen Vladimir Putin? On the contrary, disengaging from the Donbas would enhance Ukraine’s capacity to thwart Russia.

China’s Coming Demographic Crash

China's new two-child policy is too late to avert a population crash, and for the first time in recorded history China won't be the world’s most populous country.

Is Sweden Warming Up to NATO?

Vladimir Putin’s aggressive behavior in the region is making the Swedish people rethink their traditional policy of nonalignment. Though change seems unlikely under Sweden’s current government, public opinion is starting to favor NATO membership.