Regions / Asia & Pacific
The case of Timor-Leste proves once again how petroleum dependency turns out to be a curse rather than a blessing.
The struggle over Jeju Island in South Korea is heating up, with civil society activists standing up against a powerful military.
A new book on North Korea provides the context for understanding its nuclear program.
Has the U.S. economy turned into a pyramid scheme?
The recent high-speed train crash in Wenzhou, China revealed that the Chinese are ravenous for the truth.
Michael Swaine suggests concrete ways to improve U.S.-China relations.
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.