Regions / Asia & Pacific
Despite risks to domestic politics and local administration, Germany is opening its gates to vast numbers of refugees.
Time to cull the herd: America's sprawling global footprint encourages military confrontation, makes host countries into targets, and costs taxpayers a fortune.
When it comes to what should be a fundamental goal of foreign policy — world peace — the elites aren't even trying.
Were it not for Republicans, developments to mitigate global warming would be cause for celebration.
The impulse to "boldly go" has gotten humanity into a mess of trouble.
In the Philippines, the grandson of a despised collaborator has endorsed the remilitarization of his country's former occupiers — by the grandson of a war criminal, no less.
The world's two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.
South Korea should focus less on extracting apologies from North Korea and more on pursuing pragmatic projects with Pyongyang.
Despite the ongoing islands dispute, Japan and China are growing closer.
Every democracy in the world has an elected legislature. Why not the United Nations?