Benjamin Ra is a recent graduate of Sciences Po Paris. He writes mainly on foreign policy and is currently residing in South Korea.
In a world that is increasingly complex, we need to seek greater awareness of the blending of cultures and America's changing role in a global community.
Some of the media says Benghazi isn't important, but if you look beyond the attacks there is much more than meets the eye.
The drip, drip, drip of scandal may be with us for a long time until we finally know how high they go.
The Muslim Brotherhood has been infiltrating US college campuses for more than 30 years.
With three scandals looming, Barack Obama is scrambling to explain them all. His radical ideas seem to be coming apart at the seams.
A look at what’s new and what’s worth driving, no matter the budget.
Finding health and health care is not easy. It is changing. Know what's on the rise.
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up.
The “Silver Tsunami” created by aging Baby Boomers is hitting America. Let’s explore how we adjust to it, enjoy it and defy negative expectations about age.
Viewing and reviewing the Los Angeles experimental and classic punk scene with a nod to Rodney's English Disco
Published 11:15 a.m. May 1, 2013
The shutdown of the Kaesong Industrial Complex leaves South Korea unscathed but creates a predicament for China
Published 12:00 p.m. April 25, 2013
The last thing we want with North Korea is a war of words
Published 11:32 a.m. March 26, 2013
Criticizing the decision to invade Iraq may be harder than you think.
Published 9:47 p.m. March 10, 2013
The policies of the Clinton administration made a nuclear North Korea inevitable
Published 8:32 p.m. January 11, 2013
The hypothetical threat of force isn't enough; for diplomacy to work on Iran, the threat of force must be real and believable.
Published 2:47 p.m. January 9, 2013
Sanctions must not be our only option
Published 4:35 a.m. December 20, 2011
With each passing day, it is becoming more and more apparent that a silent yet inexorable run is taking place against the banks of Europe.
Published 10:14 p.m. September 20, 2011
The author gives his opinion on the state of things in Egypt, Libya, and Syria and also the curious relationship between Turkey and Iran.
Published 10:52 a.m. June 22, 2011
How a European defense force can be created and why a "directorate" must be formed to lead the effort
Published 9:18 a.m. June 13, 2011
Thoughts on Atlantic unity, European unity, and the lessons of the Transatlantic Crisis
Published 8:18 a.m. May 16, 2011
The killing of Osama bin Laden and the dispute with Pakistan should not blind us to the bigger picture
Published 4:55 p.m. April 25, 2011
Churchill has just become Prime Minister in May 1940. Here is an analysis of the options that faced him.
Published 2:39 p.m. April 18, 2011
Unless the allies take decisive action, only luck can prevent the partition of Libya
Published 5:41 p.m. April 10, 2011
Why Iraq may be the most important hot spot in the Middle East today
Published 4:50 a.m. April 3, 2011
Now we have no choice but to make sure Moammar Gadhafi steps down