Regions / Asia & Pacific
In films like American Sniper and The Interview, Americans are the heroes and "furriners" are the targets: an undifferentiated group of people so alien that they're practically subhuman.
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they've invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?
Are India's anti-Muslim outbursts coming from rogue politicians, or are they directed by the prime minister?
How one Korean-American woman got tangled up with the South Korean security state after a life-changing visit to the North.
A 'seismic shift' in Philippine climate diplomacy sheds some light on the dilemmas faced by climate-vulnerable developing countries.
Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
The world's two biggest polluters shouldn't be setting the terms for global climate talks.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
How fighting back against one arcane, Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global corporate coup.
China’s policies of non-intervention and no first use of its nuclear weapons may be changing.