Yearly Archives: 2014


Israel, U.S. Slam Palestinian Bid to Join International Criminal Court

Palestinian leaders made the move after a U.N. resolution demanding an end to the Israeli occupation by 2017 was bottled up by Washington and Jerusalem.


The Foreign Policy Story of the Year

...and all the others that may have made you miss it.


The Best Worst Quotes of 2014

The top 20 bloviations, lies, and just plain dumb lines from U.S. government officials and politicians this year.

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Coming to Chinese Headlines in 2015

From a click-bait Communist Party to a Chinese Marshall Plan, here are six major stories that flew under the radar in 2014, but won't next year.


U.S. Strike Kills a Top Somali Militant

Tahlil Abdishakur, a key member of al-Shabab, died in an American drone strike just weeks after masterminding a bloody attack in Kenya.


The Year the Training Wheels Came Off China

Economic reforms are transforming this burgeoning superpower, but Beijing needs to get used to the world watching and judging its every move.


India Could Still Be a Manufacturing Powerhouse

But can Prime Minister Narendra Modi get his “Make in India” campaign off the ground?


What if ‘The Interview’ Took Place in China?

When it comes to censorship, it's Beijing -- not Pyongyang -- that poses the real threat to Hollywood.


American Sniper only shows part of what it means to kill in combat.

Clint Eastwood's new movie on famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle only shows part of what it means to kill in combat.

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