Topic: The George Washington University
Despite investing billions of dollars to create world-class seats of learning, China lags in a new list of Asia’s top colleges. Its highest-ranked Peking University came in 12th, down two spots from last year.
05/13/2010 09:45 am
Critics say Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan might not be qualified, since she's never been a judge. But historically, most Supreme Court justices never graduated from law school.
05/11/2010 04:54 pm
Chinese authorities have seized on the Shanghai Expo 2010 – the largest in history – as another chance to enhance 'soft power' that is generated by the spread of cultures, values, diplomacy, and trade. The expo opens this weekend.
04/29/2010 05:03 pm
Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim pushed Tuesday for an Iran nuclear fuel swap deal during a visit to Tehran. But Brazil's resistance to US pressure for UN sanctions on Iran might backfire.
04/27/2010 12:25 pm
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A new poll showing an 'intensity gap' between Democratic and Republican voters raises questions about the Tea Party's impact ahead of 2010 Congressional elections.
04/15/2010 10:46 am
Tolerant European societies are prosecuting 'blasphemers' of Islam. Does this leave artists like Lars Vilks more vulnerable to terror plots and attacks like the one allegedly planned by American ‘Jihad Jane’?
03/10/2010 07:28 pm
Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, allegedly the target of a group led by 'Jihad Jane,' relies on international policing efforts to stay safe. But safeguards are shifting as European views evolve on free speech and blasphemy.
03/10/2010 02:35 pm
Both sides in the political debate have tried to label the IRS suicide pilot and the Pentagon shooter. But the truth here is way beyond such facile political analysis.
03/06/2010 04:45 pm
Brazil's Foreign Minister Celso Amorim told Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Brazil doesn't support Iran sanctions. He wants more negotiations. The US worries about the growing closeness of Iran and Brazil.
03/04/2010 09:10 am