What to Expect from the ‘Second Most Dangerous Man in Washington’
Opinion

What to Expect from the ‘Second Most Dangerous Man in Washington’

It is fairly simple to understand what the appointment of John Bolton as the Trump Administration’s National Security Advisor is all about. First of all, as there is no congressional approval or confirmation process involved, the announcement made last week, which is being criticized from all sides, is not really subject to debate. Bolton is…

What’s Behind Beijing’s South China Sea Moves – and Why US Patrols are Making Things Worse
Opinion

What’s Behind Beijing’s South China Sea Moves – and Why US Patrols are Making Things Worse

The latest spat between the United States and China following the entry of an American destroyer into waters within 12 nautical miles of an island over which Beijing has claimed sovereignty is certain to draw international attention again to the rapid military build-up by the Chinese in the South China Sea. China has dubbed the…