The Great Decoupling: America Sidelined in Asia

The Great Decoupling: America Sidelined in Asia

When America was dominant in Asia, American hegemony and Asian security were pretty much synonymous, not necessarily in a good way.   By exercising its hegemonic power, the United States determined the content and direction of the Asian security debate. But now it’s the Great Decoupling!  US pursuit of hegemony and Asia’s pursuit of security are […]

Happy Couple Embarrassed to Admit They Met Offline|Humor

Happy Couple Embarrassed to Admit They Met Offline|Humor

Jason and Carolyn are living proof that love can happen in mysterious ways – even offline. Sickeningly-sweet New York City couple, Jason Morley and Carolyn Shea, recently – and reluctantly – revealed to their friends that they met offline, rather than through an online dating site. “We actually met waiting in line at a coffee […]

At Milken, Wall Street touts itself as force for good

At Milken, Wall Street touts itself as force for good

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) – The titans of finance who flock to the annual Milken Institute Global Conference each spring say they believe their quest for profits can also make the world a better place. Bill Barhydt, Founder and CEO, Abra, Alex Mashinsky, CEO, Celsius Network, Anna Irrera, Reuters FinTech Correspondent, Brent McIntosh, U.S. Department […]

Giant sea spiders sit and wait for prey to knock themselves out

Giant sea spiders sit and wait for prey to knock themselves out

Slow but deadlyTimothy R. Dwyer (PolarTREC 2016), Courtesy of ARCUS By Joshua Rapp Learn Giant sea spiders can only move at glacial speeds, but they are still deadly predators that can catch prey much faster than them. Sea spiders are found throughout the ocean. Despite their name, they are not true spiders but belong to […]

Donald Trump wrote own health letter, says physician Harold Bornstein

Donald Trump wrote own health letter, says physician Harold Bornstein

Donald Trump’s former doctor has said he did not write a 2015 letter declaring the then-Republican presidential candidate’s “astonishingly excellent” health, US media report. “[Mr Trump] dictated that whole letter,” Harold Bornstein told CNN. The White House has not yet commented on the physician’s allegation. Mr Bornstein also said that Mr Trump’s bodyguard had carried […]

Netanyahu’s Iran Nuke Show: Should We Believe Him?

Netanyahu’s Iran Nuke Show: Should We Believe Him?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a dramatic presentation yesterday where he claimed to produce new and shocking evidence that Iran was violating the nuclear treaty and continuing its pursuit of nuclear weapons. But much of his “evidence” is actually old evidence from before the 2007 CIA’s National Intelligence Estimate that Iran was no longer […]

Armenia crisis: Protesters bring cities to standstill after vote

Armenia crisis: Protesters bring cities to standstill after vote

Tens of thousands of supporters of Armenia’s protest leader, Nikol Pashinyan, have responded to his call for civil disobedience, blocking key roads and government buildings. He has led weeks of anti-government protests that forced Serzh Sargsyan to resign after 10 years in power. Mr Pashinyan called for a general strike after ruling party MPs refused […]

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