[Editorial] Inter-Korean talks

Prospects of a second round of high-level inter-Korean talks seem to have dimmed as Seoul’s date for the talks, Oct. 30, has come and gone.Unable to agree on issues that touch on the very core of the two sides’ reason for being,...

[Editorial] Stop trying to fool the world

The international community’s concerted efforts to pressure North Korea on its human rights record is eliciting a response from the isolated state, demonstrating that continued and focused pressure may lead to a change in the hum...

[David Ignatius] Wishful thinking in Iraq

WASHINGTON ― A glimpse of the anxiety sweeping the Arab world surfaced last week when an Arab woman complained during a talk in Amman at the Columbia Global Center for the Middle East. She said my speech’s title about the “cris...

Canadian attack prompts absurd reactions

PARIS ― Some warped minds believe that when a nation suffers a terrorist attack, it somehow deserved it and should set about doing some soul-searching. Implicit in this argument is the notion that the attacker was somehow justifi...