Q1: What should we expect from President Park’s visit?
On October 7, 2015, the Associated Press released a report  detailing several years of undercover investigations into Eastern European smuggling of nuclear and radiological materials.
Late last night, trade ministers from twelve Asia-Pacific countries concluded negotiations on the twelve-party Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
After years of intense negotiations, the United States and South Korea signed a nuclear cooperation agreement this past June. It will enter into force in the next few months unless Congress acts against it.
Q1: Is the U.S. Navy too small?
Today, U.S. president Barack Obama and Chinese president Xi Jinping used the occasion of their high-level bilateral meeting to once again send a strong message about the two countries’ commitment to address climate change.
Global stock markets stabilized somewhat on Tuesday following two trading days of sharp declines, calmed in part by an interest rate cut by China’s central bank following a further 7.6 percent decline in the Shanghai index earlier in the day.
On August 16, thousands of Brazilians took to the streets to protest (once more) against corruption, a stagnant economy, and growing unemployment. President Dilma Rousseff’s government’s approval rating has sunk to a record low of 7.7 percent as the population demands drastic change.
Q1: Why was Abe’s statement so significant?
On August 11, 2015 Japan restarted a nuclear reactor after two years of having zero nuclear electric power generation. The Sendai Nuclear Power Station’s Unit 1 resumed operation roughly four years after the March 2011 severe nuclear accident in Fukushima, which eventually led the country’s 50-plus reactor fleet to come offline.