Category: Asia

‘Systematic and Shockingly Brutal’ Acts of ‘Genocide’ Seen in Myanmar, UN Rights Chief Warns

Ed Lynn- December 5, 2017

The UN rights chief called Tuesday for a fresh international investigation into Myanmar's abuses against its Rohingya Muslim minority, warning of possible "elements of genocide". ... Read More

CNN’s Zakaria: We’re witnessing ‘The beginning of a power transfer from US to China’ under Trump (VIDEO)

Ed Lynn- March 20, 2017

Fareed Zakaria continues his serious journalism on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS program. Today he brought China into the mix discussing something I had seen firsthand ... Read More

Suu Kyi Democracy party tipped for landslide election win in Burma

Editor SCD- November 11, 2015

Burma’s ruling party acting chairman on Monday conceded defeat in the southeast Asian country’s general elections, repeating previous statements that he would accept the results ... Read More

What’s the GOP excuse for climate inaction now? | Editorial

Editor SCD- September 29, 2015

The news that China will adopt a massive cap-and-trade program on carbon emissions is, potentially, a seismic development in the fight against climate change for ... Read More

Convictions in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

Ed Lynn- September 2, 2014

<a title="By Adam Jones Adam63 (Own work) , via Wikimedia Commons" href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ACheung_Ek_-_Killing_Fields_Site_-_Cambodia_-_01.JPG"> The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Sept. 1: ——— ... Read More

Convictions in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

Ed Lynn- September 2, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Sept. 1: ——— Sokha Ten Meyer was 23, married to a Cambodian army officer and ... Read More

China’s Cyber Attacks Tied to U.S. Companies, Contractors and Gov’t Systems

Ed Lynn- August 28, 2014

By Hanqing Chen, ProPublica, Aug. 27, 2014, 7 a.m. Atari's "Battlezone", circa 1980 - a good visual for Cyber War. U.S.-China tensions have risen recently ... Read More