Regions / Asia & Pacific
Migrant workers are the slaves of the modern world.
This article examines the efforts of the U.S. government to deny the storage of Agent Orange on the Okinawa military base during the Vietnam War and the U.S. veterans, and their family members, whose health has been permanently damaged by exposure to the chemicals during the 1960s and 70s.
The U.S. military footprint on Okinawa is shrinking, but the impasse over bases remains.
Two new films introduce the world's premier experts on militarism (hint: you won't meet them in Washington).
The Mike Daisey saga has shown that melodrama and sentimental fiction cannot alone change the world, but they have a place in progressive politics.
Until recently, India and the United States have scratched each other's backs.
She may be biding her time, but Aung San Suu Kyi has yet to forcefully advocate for them.
For several decades following the Vietnam War U.S. leaders were obsessed with viewing military campaigns through the Vietnam prism, however, the war in Afghanistan indicates that the Obama Administration did not learn the correct lessons from Vietnam and our government no longer views U.S. foreign policy from the perspective of the Vietnam syndrome anymore.
Why the big fuss over North Korea's satellite launch?
Washington should modulate its response to North Korea's failed rocket launch to avoid inciting another provocative action.