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).

An Arab American response to President Obama's Middle East Speech

In response to the President's speech on the Middle East, May 19, the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services released the following statement:

A look at "Socialism 3.0" in China

Below is a brief excerpt from a recent article on the political complexities in China:

Venezuelan Official Refutes Myths

Congressman Carlos EscarrĂ¡ Denounces Distortions About Supposed Political Prisoners

No to Saudi invasion of Bahrain

Iraqi Communist Party: NO to military intervention in Bahrain!Let the people address their own affairs and determine their own future!The state of Bahrain was subjected, under the cover of darkness last night, to a military invasion by forces from Saudi Arabia.

More on Egypt: Sec. Clinton Interview with NPR

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International Issues & U.S. Foreign Policy

Reposted from the CPUSA convention discussion site