Regions / Asia & Pacific
Globalization has joined the United States and China at the hip, argues Emanuel Pastreich. The resulting merger, based on greed and consumption, is having a monstrous impact on the world.
The military promised to rid Thailand of corruption. So far, all the coup leaders have done is rid the country of democracy.
Hardliners in Washington want Pakistans leader to crack down on terrorists, but hardliners in Islamabad are deeply ambivalent. Whats a poor dictator to do?
Plans to hand land over to the U.S. military meet with resistance.
In a new interview, Noam Chomsky talks about U.S. war plans, what you don't read in the mainstream media, and why international affairs are run like the mafia.
Kaung and Steinberg rebut each other's arguments.
Sanctions have failed their stated goal -- regime change. The international community should try diplomacy instead.
China makes, the world takes. And that includes pollution.
The fairy tale kingdom of Bhutan is heading toward democracy. Overlooked has been the problem of over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees.