Regions / Asia & Pacific
A showdown looms over Hong Kong’s democratic demands and Beijing’s apparent determination to thwart them.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
Every time you think China is becoming a more open society, it goes all repressive again.
The simmering tensions in East Asia are echoes of Washington's Cold War intrigues—and the Pentagon's not-so-secret plans for battle with China.
How should a country react when its diplomats commit a crime and claim diplomatic immunity?
While making a political show of turning away migrant children at the border, Texas Governor Rick Perry has offered “honorary citizenship” to a right-wing Australian author.
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
After learning airline crisis management the hard way, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has quickly taken control of the investigation of MH17.
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.