Trump has had a year to confront the opioid epidemic. He’s done almost nothing.

If you listen to President Donald Trump’s words about the opioid epidemic, he seems to understand it’s an emergency. He declared it as one late in 2017. And he has... Read more »

Why Did Protests in Iran Fail to Develop into an Uprising?

The protests that began in the Iranian city of Mashhad on the 28th of December 2017, quickly spreading to other cities, were the biggest challenge to the regime since the Green... Read more »

Burma: Privacy Law Used to Prosecute Critics

(Bangkok) – Burmese authorities should not pursue a criminal complaint brought under Burma’s privacy law against a Facebook user for posts critical of a state chief minister, Human Rights... Read more »

Can Rouhani Play His Cards Right?

Hassan Rouhani is a shrewd politician, and he has spotted the opportunity to harness the recent discontent for his cause. The recent unrest in Iran is yet another illustration... Read more »

Are Trump’s Threats to North Korea Working?

There is no evidence that the reopening of talks between North and South Korea was a direct result of American coercion toward Pyongyang. Despite his jabbing of metropolitan elitists,... Read more »