Regions / Asia & Pacific
For some bizarre reason, U.S. observers expect the latest Chinese leader to suddenly tear off his clothes and reveal a Captain America suit underneath.
The presence of military bases in Japan has been a strong cause of unrest and outspoken frustation.
As global warming takes its toll on the South China Sea, an already tense political climate could become more perilous.
The South Korean government used the National Security Law to suppress dissent in Jeju in 1948 and again today.
There is perhaps more common ground between Okinawans and Marines than either Washington or Tokyo imagines.
The dissident, like the plant, does not kowtow to the sky.
China's economic involvement has increased in Afghanistan. Will it be a stabilizing force as the United States withdraws?
Can we close the Futenma U.S. Marine Base in Japan Without Constructing Additional Marine Bases in Okinawa?
Mike Daisey's appearance on "This American Life" has made it impossible to ignore Apple's labor abuses.
Burma's President Thein Sein seems to think a veneer of democracy is enough to get sanctions lifted.