Bosnian Serb leader’s 40 years sentence is cause for dismay

Radovan Karadzic, former leader of the main Bosnian Serbian party during 1992-1995 Bosnian war, has been sentenced to 40 years of prison for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. John Weiss, professor of history at Cornell University, says that the sentence is cause for dismay […]

U.S. patrols in the South China Sea are likely to boost Chinese military in the region

This week, the U.S. Defense Department dispatched a navy destroyer to contested waters near the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. While the White House has played down the deployment as part of a routine freedom of navigation operation, officials in Beijing denounced the move as a “deliberate provocation.” Jessica Chen Weiss, professor of […]