On March 11, 2011, an underwater earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan, triggered one of the most devastating tsunamis of a generation.
With nearly twenty-five million citizens, a secretive totalitarian dictatorship, and active nuclear and ballistic missile weapons programs, North Korea presents some of the world’s most difficult foreign policy challenges.
In recent years, the film industry in the People’s Republic of China has found itself among the top three most prolific in the world.
Chinese leaders have long been fascinated by the United States, but have often chosen to demonize America for perceived cultural and military imperialism.
With an economy and population that dwarf most industrialized nations, China is emerging as a twenty-first-century global superpower.