Regions / Asia & Pacific
Choi was arrested for her attempts to prevent the construction of a naval base in Jeju's Gangjeong Village, a base that many suspect would become a new port for the U.S. Navy.
On July 27, 2011 scholars from the Institute for Policy Studies, South Korea, and the Washington Peace Center will hold a special discussion on the status of the Korean War Armistice and why a peace treaty to end the Korean War matters today in the context of the current military issues facing East Asia and the overall need for peacebuilding in this region.
President Obama is trying to sell free trade agreements as win-win deals. The problem is that most people will only win dubious prizes.
The time may be at hand when Myanmar's ethnic minorities can overwhelm the Myanmar army.
A growing number of people around the world believe that China will eventually surpass the United States as the world's premier superpower, if it hasn't already, according to the latest survey of 22 countries released here Thursday by the Pew Global Attitudes Project.
China is modernizing its navy, but is it really about to build a network of overseas bases?
Let's hope that, unlike with Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors, bias against Fukushima refugees will be kept to a minimum.
Robots were a major force in the automation drive that made Japan the most competitive nation in manufacturing in the 1980s. That glory seems to have faded in recent decades, and Japanese robotics are no exception.
The Obama administration's approach to the Afghan war is too narrowly focused. Instead, the administration should focus on India-Pakistan rapprochement as the hallmark of a cohesive South Asia strategy.
Whistleblowers have unearthed the widespread use of Agent Orange by the U.S. military in Korea.