Turkey bombings: innocent hearts beating for peace are brutally stopped

But there are countless people in Turkey – Kurds, Turks, Jews, Armenians, Alevis, women and men from all walks of life – who are even more determined to defend peace and democracy. The world community must hear their peaceful call. In turn, they need to hear that when innocent hearts beating for peace were brutally […]

World needs China, US to be friends and partners

The US administration has gutted the important bureaucracies. Some of the most qualified and talented diplomats and officials have been jettisoned. The administration has also introduced a new era of McCarthyism-the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence-where scholars and officials with connections to China are being shunned and […]

Analysis: China’s rise takes the world into uncharted waters

Take the Belt and Road Initiative, which has reached America’s backyard in Latin America and is viewed by the West as a gambit to increase Chinese influence overseas. Or the South China Sea, where U.S. Navy aircraft carriers push back against China, which in turn feels encircled by U.S. military bases from South Korea to […]

Standing at crossroad, world can show lessons of history have been learned: China Daily editorial

But history, as the progress of human society to higher levels of rationality and freedom, has not come to end just because Washington is bound by the strictures of an outdated Cold War mentality and zero-sum mindset. Or because it has a huge stockpile of nuclear weapons at its beck and call, most of which […]

Princeton’s President Is Wrong. The University Is Not Systemically Racist | Opinion

Those who accuse Princeton of SSR justify their claim by pointing to discrepancies of outcome, independent of intent. As cure for the alleged problem, they advance bureaucratic solutions, such as formal or informal quotas, mandatory sensitivity training, core distribution requirements focused on racism and even thought police committees to investigate and discipline racist behavior. If […]

World Reacts to Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

Obama ‘Humbled’ by Nobel Prize Politics of Obama’s Nobel Win Unplugged: Translating Obama’s Nobel Win Nobel Peace Prize Photos Obama: Nobel Prize a “Call To Action” Analysis: Nobel Peace Prize Doesn’t Help Obama Obama’s Next “Most Important Speech” Obama’s Nobel Win: A “Mission Accomplished” Moment? Nobel Peace Prize Shocks Bloggers: “This is Insane” DNC: Republicans […]

Who Are the American Recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize?

Theodore Roosevelt, 1906 Elihu Root, 1912Woodrow Wilson, 1919Charles Dawes, 1925Frank B. Kellogg, 1929Jane Addams, 1931Nicholas Murray Butler, 1931Cordell Hull, 1945Emily Greene Balch, 1946John R. Mott, 1946Ralph Bunche, 1950George Marshall, 1953Linus Pauling, 1962Martin Luther King Jr., 1964Norman Borlaug, 1970Henry Kissinger, 1973 Elie Wiesel, 1986Jody Williams, 1997Jimmy Carter, 2002Al Gore, 2007Barack Obama, 2009We want to hear what […]

Tuesday briefing: Brexit talks head for bitter end

Sport Serena Williams played her best match of the year so far, beating Maria Sakkari 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3 in two-and-a-half hours at the US Open to reach her 53rd career grand slam quarter-final. In the men’s draw, second seed Dominic Thiem edged a first-set tiebreak before turning up the heat in a resounding 7-6, […]

There Are 100 Companies Responsible for Climate Change, Activist Says

“Heede’s latest advocacy piece adds nothing to climate science. It is a calculator exercise that purports to track — inaccurately — historical production of oil, gas, and coal. The report unintentionally highlights one reason climate litigation against oil and gas companies is not a part of serious climate policy.

Oxford college heads stand with black students to fight against systemic racism

Will Hutton Hertford College, Alan Rusbridger Lady Margaret Hall, John Bowers Brasenose College, Tim Hitchens Wolfson College, Judith Buchanan St Peter’s College, Maggie Snowling St John’s College, Denise Lievesley Green Templeton College, Helen Mountfield QC Mansfield College, Miles Young New College, Katherine Willis St Edmund Hall, Lionel Tarassenko Parks College, Neil Mendoza Oriel College, Irene […]