Elections in the UK

Separatist parties in the UK have so diminished the major ones that mild political chaos, the likes of which British politicians used to mock in places like Italy, could follow next week’s vote.

Japan PM Abe’s Visit to Washington—and California

Prime Minister Abe capped off his Washington visit with a historic address to Congress today, but his four-day visit to the West Coast could be equally critical to his agenda to rebrand Japan.

China Goes After ‘Economic Fugitives' in America

Beijing wants Washington to hunt down and return Chinese citizens seeking refuge in the US. But should the US turn over these "economic fugitives" to a corrupt judicial system?

Has Islamic State Entered Afghanistan?

Recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan suggest the Islamic State may have established a foothold, representing a destabilizing security and political threat.