A massive forest fire has been raging in Alberta, Canada, for nearly a month. Scientists say warmer, drier weather has increased the frequency and intensity of fires. For this month's Environmental Outlook: wildfires, climate change and threats to North America’s forests.
Taiwan’s elections took a dramatic turn when the incumbent was wounded by gunfire before the voting, then won the election, and then faced demands for a recount. A panel talks about Taiwanese domestic politics, with a look at what impact they have on the U.S.-China relationship.
- June Teufel Dreyer professor and chair of the political science department at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.
- Shelley Rigger associate professor of East Asian politics at Davidson College
- David Shambaugh director of the China policy program at George Washington University, non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and author of "Modernizing China's Military" (University of California)
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