Jon Ungphakorn is an elected member of the Thai Senate and committee member of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Caucus on Democracy in Myanmar. He recently received the prestigious 2005 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service for his work with communities affected by HIV/AIDS and for his work on human rights issues in Thailand.
Because the advancement of human knowledge should not be politicized, science and technology offer the best prospects for renewed cooperation between China and the United States. But both sides first need to lower the temperature.
worry that politics is getting in the way of the cooperation needed to advance science and tackle global problems.
Nearly three months after Russia launched its invasion, Western countries appear more committed than ever to Ukraine’s defense, and, in some quarters, to Russia’s defeat. We asked PS commentators what outcome the West, Russia, and Ukrainians themselves can realistically expect.