Arctic Council grants China observer status. The eight-member Arctic Council will be key to regulating the anticipated resource rush as warming temperatures further open the Arctic to oil and gas drilling and fishing.
Murakami appeared at Kyoto University to discuss his new novel 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.'
Corporate tax reform in the US seems to be inevitable, Harris writes, but questions remain over how to pay for it. Finland may have the answer.