In The Wake of Myanmar's Ethnic Cleansing, It's Time To Scrap The Nobel Peace Prize

op-ed | Jeffrey S. Podoshen
Myanmar refugees Getty Images/Kevin Frayer

The awards have shifted to make clearly biased political statements

Nobel Peace Prize Winner: Illegal Immigration Spreads Terrorism

World | Will Racke
Myanmar's State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi looks on during the opening session of the ASEAN and European Union summit at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay, metro Manila, Philippines on November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Dondi Tawatao

‘Violent extremism’

US Lawmakers Want Action On Ethnic Cleansing In Burma

US | Joshua Gill
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the media at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on October 4, 2017. [State Department Photo/ Public Domain]

‘Sanction relief was given for what?’

US Withdraws Military Aid From Self-Cannibalizing Asian Country

World | Joshua Gill
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks on Relationship with India for the Next Century at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Going to be held to account’

Suu Kyi Speaks Out On About Violence In Rakhine State

World | Joshua Gill
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech to the nation over Rakhine and Rohingya situation, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

‘The army never relinquished control’

The Brutal Details of Myanmar's Killing Of Muslims

World | Joshua Gill
A Rohingya refugee woman sits in her tent in the Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh October 12, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

‘It is an exaggeration’

The World's Longest-Running Civil War Has No End In Sight

World | Joshua Gill
Rohingya refugees react before the funeral of a family member, whose family says he succumbed to injuries... 29 Sep. 2017 (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)

‘What kind of hatred could make a man stab a baby’

US Gives $32 Million To Help Ethnic Cleansing Victims In Myanmar, Obama's Former Success Story

World | Will Racke
Rohingya refugees wait for aid in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

‘Deeply troubling allegations of human rights abuses’

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Presiding Over Ethnic Cleansing, UN Says

World | Will Racke
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi addresses the General Assembly at the United Nations on September 21, 2016 in New York City. Presidents, prime ministers, monarchs and ministers are gathering this week for the United Nation's General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Accounts of extrajudicial killings’

The Pacific Pivot: How Obama's Massive Foreign Policy Shift Ended Up In Tatters

World | Ryan Pickrell
The People's Republic of China flag and the U.S. Stars and Stripes fly along Pennsylvania Avenue near the U.S. Capitol during Chinese President Hu Jintao's state visit in Washington, DC, U.S. on January 18, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/File Photo

‘U.S. interests in Asia appear to be much less secure’

Black Magic 'Healing' Ritual Kills Three Children

World | Ryan Pickrell
Family members cry behind the body of their relative at Yaeway cemetery in Yangon, during a ceremony provided by Yangon's Free Funeral Services Society, June 26, 2011. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
Superstition takes a violent turn

Man To Rest In Prison After Pulling Plug On Religious Service So He Could Sleep

World | Ryan Pickrell
Monks pray at Shwedagon Pagoda, the holiest shrine in Myanmar, before joining in an anti-government march to the city centre of Yangon September 24, 2007. Tens of thousands of bystanders joined thousands of monks, cheering them on with claps and prayers, as they made their way to the city centre of Yangon. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

‘I am really sorry and I really apologize.’

Facebook Post Sparks Landmark Labor Lawsuit

Business | Ryan Pickrell
Natural eggs from chickens are seen for sale at a local Farmers Market in Annandale, Virginia, August 8, 2013. (Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Migrant workers had no idea they were being exploited

US Records Highest Muslim Refugee Immigration In 14 Years

US | Jacob Bojesson
Syrian refugees struggle to enter Macedonia through a narrow border crossing as Macedonian policemen try to shut a metal gate near to the Greek village of Idomeni December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

5 more months to go

America's Incoherent Sanctions Policy

Opinion | Keith Naughton

In the vast majority of cases, economic sanctions are nothing more than empty symbolism and political grandstanding.

Powerful Mag. 6.7 Earthquake Rocks India, Killing At Least 9

Energy | Andrew Follett
A door of a collapsed house stands after the earthquake damaged it earlier this year at Khumjung, a typical Sherpa village in Solukhumbu district also known as the Everest region, in this picture taken November 30, 2015. To match Insight QUAKE-NEPAL/SHERPAS REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

The death and injuries were reportedly caused as walls and roofs of buildings collapsed, causing property loses, and over 200 injuries.

Myanmar's 'Hero' Holds Anti-Free Market Views

Opinion | Fred McMahon

The Myanmar miracle marches on, but don’t stop holding your breath. Great hazards are emerging ahead.

Three Men JAILED For Insulting BUDDHA In Myanmar

World | Ivan Plis

Don’t mess with the monks

Global media watchdog names enemies of Internet - AP

Business | admin

The enemies list contains countries that are well known for blocking Internet content, like China, Myanmar and North Korea.