Police-Community Collaboration: America’s Public Safety Lifeline
Police-community collaboration is critical to renewing the values of America and the lifeline of public safety throughout the nation.
How Should the US Government Help Coal Communities?
As the United States adopts policies to lower greenhouse gas emissions, some communities will benefit from the shift to lower-carbon energy sources. But others will lose.
Darkness at High Noon in Korea
As the world focuses on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis in Europe, and the primary slugfest in the U.S., the two Koreas are heading toward a catastrophe in the Far East.
The British Steel Industry: Beyond Repair?
In Redcar, a town in the northeast of England, the community is reeling from the closure of a steelworks. It's not just Redcar...
How the World’s Interventions in Syria Have Normalized the Use of Force
The interventions in Syria may have deeply affected the norms that define the architecture of global security.
However Annoying Russia Is, Failure to Engage Is Not an Option
Syrian troops, aided by Russian airstrikes, are gradually retaking territory held by the rebels. “Russia needs to be convinced that an immediate ceasefire rather than the continuation of war serves its long-term interests,” argues Jochen Prantl, director, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, and associate professor in international relations at the Australian ...
Turning the Page on America’s Chronic Disease Crisis
Chronic conditions represent the single largest threat to health in America.
Republicans Must Win Presidential Election
Galaxies of electrons in our Einsteinian universe are being expended on U.S. primary election prognostications. Still another perspective may be useful.
Clinton and Sanders Give Democrats Two Options
What might Americans and the world expect from a Hillary Clinton or a Bernie Sanders administration?
The Rise of Big Pot
Big Pot—the next Big Tobacco—peddles the notion that by legalizing pot, the black market for the drug dries up...
Dark Predictions About North Sea Oil Look All Too Believable
Recent forecasts for the U.K. oil industry have been gloomy, indicating 79 or more platforms closing by 2024. So how pessimistic is it reasonable to be?
Why HSBC Decided to Stay in the UK
HSBC’s decision to keep its headquarters in London is good news for the British government. An exit would have been seen as a vote of no confidence by one of the world’s major financial institutions. But it is even better news for the British economy.
Why the IRS Was Just Hacked Again and What the Feds Can Do About It
Last month hackers stole Internal Revenue Service (IRS) data belonging to more than 100,000 taxpayers.