Regions / Asia & Pacific
China is experimenting with "soft power" approaches to its restive minority populations, but brute force remains an omnipresent threat.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
With climate change upon us, it's time to bury the hatchet in one of the world's most volatile regions.
It's not just about oil: To support the world's burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.
India and China’s Pragmatism Challenge U.S. Superpower Status
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
Like missile defense, hypersonic missiles destabilize the nuclear balance.
Six months after a ferry crash killed nearly 300 South Koreans, the Korean government continues to stymie investigations into its behavior and harass the families of victims.
Forget those black-and-white satellite photos—North and South Korea are more alike than many suppose, and they're slowly growing closer.