Japan’s war hawks and imperial apologists are alienating the country’s allies and making a confrontation with its rivals more likely.
Can China and the United States pivot without crashing into each other?
Religious tensions, remnants of the police state, and a broken-down neoliberal economic model imperil Tunisia’s otherwise impressive democratic transition.
Backsliding reforms, attacks on civilians, and evidence of war crimes are among the troubling reports just ahead of President Obama’s visit to Burma.
Mass uprisings like the one that brought down the Soviet bloc are neither as rare — nor as spontaneous — as they first appear.