Topic: Government and Politics
A new trade pact with South Korea and a state dinner for President Lee Myung-bak highlights the growth of the US-South Korea alliance, which some say has never been stronger.
10/13/2011 02:50 pm
On the 20th anniversary of the Soviet Union's collapse, former President Mikhail Gorbachev says the US should have backed his promotion of perestroika, or political and economic reforms. He says that Vladimir Putin is dragging Russia backward.
10/13/2011 02:28 pm
Hamas scored a victory with the release of more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for Israeli solder Gilad Shalit. But its concessions to Israel show fragility.
10/13/2011 02:17 pm
Academics are still unsure how much technology and social media should be integrated into the international relations curriculum, but it's already transforming the classroom.
10/13/2011 02:03 pm
Trade deals with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea were ratified last night. Progress to protect Colombian trade union members has been made, but the murder rate of Colombian workers remains high.
10/13/2011 01:46 pm
Venezuela has long been proud of its arepas, a snack sold from street kiosks across the country. Now President Hugo Chávez has turned them into a rallying symbol of socialism.
10/13/2011 01:41 pm
In Pictures Painted faces
Herman Cain stands a decent chance of hanging around at the head of the GOP presidential pack for the foreseeable future, emerging as the alternative to Mitt Romney. Here's why.
10/13/2011 01:29 pm
Today's 6.1-magnitude Bali earthquake caused no deaths and only minor injuries, in part because of the better development standards the tourist industry has pushed, say observers.
10/13/2011 01:05 pm
Herman Cain is now the GOP presidential front-runner, a new poll says. When asked if he's the flavor of the month, Herman Cain says 'Black Walnut tastes good all the time.'
10/13/2011 11:59 am