Joe Biden

Shifting sands

In West Asia, conflicts that once seemed contained within specific borders now spill into an even more perplexing labyrinth, now involving as many as 10 countries.

Much hinges on China’s poll gamble in Taiwan

Xi Jinping in his annual New Year’s Day address stated, “China will surely be reunified, and all Chinese on both sides of the Taiwan Strait should be bound by a common sense of purpose.”

Burdens Biden must shrug off

In the United States, one of the men vying for the presidency faces 91 criminal charges in four concurrent criminal cases.