Author: Geoffrey House

Xi Jinping in China Backs Hun Sen in Cambodia 0

China Backs Another Dictator

Xi Jinping, the 64-year-old ruler of China, is giving money to Hun Sen, the 65-year-old ruler of Cambodia, at a time when the Cambodian leader is strengthening his grip on power and losing support...

China Bows to India 0

China Bows to India

Xi Jinping, China’s president, is playing host to the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, and South Africa this week in Xiamen, a port city on China’s coast across from Taiwan. The occasion is the...

Out of Luck in Thailand: The Military Forces Yingluck Out of the Country 0

The Elites Celebrate in Thailand

In Thailand, the traditional elites, guardians of the nation’s monarchy and foes of its democracy, have taken another step in their fight to hold onto power. By forcing Yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister and...

Donald Trump versus Kim Jong-un: Co-existence is possible 0

North Korea: A New Calculus

Co-existence for the United States and North Korea is possible, although, as tensions rise steadily, it does not seem so. Donald Trump, North America’s new president, and a newcomer to politics, repeatedly threatens North...

Blameless in Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi Washes Blood from Her Hands 0

Blameless in Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi, known in Myanmar as The Lady, says she will be the one running the government of the Southeast nation in the coming months. But, currently, Suu Kyi, who holds the...

Korean Unity 0

Korean Unity, Trump Failure

Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s president, insists there will never be another war on the Korean peninsula and warns Donald Trump, the U.S. president, not to make a missile strike against Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s...