Regions / Asia & Pacific
Despite hawkish new posturing from the U.S., China is still basically playing by Washington's rules when it comes to North Korea.
Is it possible to export the liberal arts to places that restrict civil liberties?
India should respond to Pakistan’s mortar fire over the Line of Control with containment, not escalation.
Sub-Saharan states continue to underserve their people.
China’s broken and thuggish legal system is producing a new brand of “terrorism.”
Micro-blogging is increasing the pressure on the Chinese government to eradicate “Re-education Through Labor” camps.
Although known for decades for its oppressive behavior, Myanmar's government is capable of very little when it comes to conserving natural resources, promoting development, and protecting citizens.
Philanthropists use microlending and financial literacy programs to conscript world’s poor into the service of free markets.
“The Act of Killing” sheds light on Indonesian mass killings that were even more uncalled for than most atrocities.
China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington's "pivot" to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.