Editors' Blog

Reflections on China's South Sea Trouble by Thomas Riggins

Lying in the South China Sea between Indochina and the Philippines is a collection of 700 or so small islands, reefs, atolls, shoals, and rocks which are all very scattered about and collectively known as the Spratly Islands (named after the British sea captain Richard Spratly, 1802-1870, who "discovered" them in the early 19th century).

Kissinger and Shultz on "The Iran Deal" by Thomas Riggins

For our edification The Wall Street Journal on 8 April turned over an entire editorial page to former secretaries of state Henry Kissinger and George Shultz so that we could understand why President Obama's negotiations with Iran over nuclear issues "will reinforce, not resolve, the world's challenges in the region." Let's take...

Libya: Stop the bombing, cease-fire now

Editor's note: The following is a statement from the Communist Party USA:

Analysis of imperialism needs to be brought up to date

I disagree with much of Emile's article Imperialism 2011: Steps Going Forward.

International Issues & U.S. Foreign Policy

Reposted from the CPUSA convention discussion site