Regions / Asia & Pacific
Just three hours south of the De-Militarized Zone, the South Korean government is waging alarming levels of violence and repression against villagers in the city of Pyongtaek near the U.S. base Camp Humphrey. For over four years, residents have refused to hand over their homes and farmland to the U.S. military.
The U.S.-India nuclear deal does nothing to contain the spread of nuclear technology. But, as Tim Beal argues, thats not the containment Washington has in mind.
Beijing is wooing Southeast Asia. Washington can either try to break up the relationship, writes Evelyn Goh, or work out a more peaceable ménage a trois.
Postcard from Sri Lanka
In his introduction to the series 'China: What's the Big Mystery?' John Feffer tries to answer the riddle of congagement.
Are China and the United States playing a new great game in Central Asia or do the two powers have more in common in the region than even they currently realize?
Are the United States and China heading toward an economic and military showdown or a peaceful convergence of interests? Two prominent China scholars, James Nolt and Bonnie Glaser, go head-to-head to answer the question.
The U.S. gets one right? The administration opposes lifting the arms embargo on China.
Maoist guerrillas saving democracy from the clutches of a despot? Perhaps only in Nepal
China and the United States are sustaining the global economy. But as FPIF columnist Walden Bello points out, this linked relationship is part of the problem, not part of the solution.