Regions / Asia & Pacific
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
Relations between Hong Kong and mainland China have fallen to some of their greatest depths since the city's handover to Beijing.
From nuclear weapons to rising oceans, Israel to Kiribiati.
Sepulchre of repeated images / Won't someone shatter the pure reflection of glass?
After a contentious and disputed election, Nepal's centrist parties are struggling to reach an accord with the Maoists who helped bring down the country's monarchy.
“Countdown” by Alan Weisman: required reading for earthlings.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
While feigning outrage at worker abuse in Bangladesh, the U.S. government has been quietly supporting the same sweatshop factories used by Wal-Mart and the Gap.
2013 had its fair share of bad news, but it was also a year of extraordinary activism.
Our top pieces from 2013 touch on nearly corner of the world.