China's President Xi Jinping is neither a reformer nor a non-reformer. He is a pragmatist – a disciple of former Chinese Communist Party leader Deng Xiaoping. Mr. Xi seeks to build the overall vitality of the Chinese nation, and to do this, he feels the Party must maintain absolute control.
Pakistan's decision to try Gen. Pervez Musharraf on treason charges sparks concerns of a showdown between civilian politicians and the country's powerful military.
US Circuit Judge Denny Chin says Google Books falls under fair use, while the Authors Guild calls it copyright infringement.