Regions / Asia & Pacific
Is detente with Burma just around the corner?
Is the notoriously powerful military junta of Burma really loosening its grip?
China is emerging as the leading economic force in Burma, and the Burmese are starting to get uncomfortable.
China's nuclear tunnels are exponentially more alarming than Iran's underground uranium enrichment facilities.
Lately North Korea and Burma have found themselves in the good graces of other states.
APEC's leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific -- but civil society is pushing back.
The Chinese economy continues to grow at a fast pace. But signs of distress lurk just below the surface.
APEC's record of irrelevance is rivaled by few other international forums.
Jeju Island: honeymoon spot, UNESCO world heritage site, naval base. What's wrong with this picture?
The United States has failed in its policies to punish, isolate, and otherwise push North Korea toward collapse. Perhaps it should try engagement instead.