Regions / Asia & Pacific
By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
We're in the middle of a sixth mass extinction, and this will be the first one—and possibly the last—we will witness as human beings.
Conn Hallinan remembers Carl Bloice—an FPIF columnist, longtime journalist, and lifetime advocate for the dispossessed.
Driven by a rising China and arms exports from the United States, military spending in Asia is on the increase.
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it's the most comprehensive tool we've got.
Daw Suu refused to address the plight of the oppressed Rohingya, who originally come from Bangladesh, when she met its prime minister.
When a government refuses to apologize for war crimes, it means it would be willing to commit them again.
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
In the wake of the Kunming attack, experts expect the Chinese government to crack down hard on Uighurs and anyone sympathetic to them.
The real "pivot to Asia" should be towards decarbonization, a more equitable distribution of wealth, and a commitment to fight climate change.