Regions / Asia & Pacific
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.
Gareth Evans felt a Responsibility to Protect his checkered record.
President Thein Sein has a long way to go to win the trust of the West, as well as his own people.
As North Korea's launch date for its satellite approaches, the international community has responded with threats and by distancing themselves from Pyongyang. However, a far better solution could be reached from the international community working towards closer relations with North Korea.
Amid slowing growth and an awakening population, can China avoid the scorpion's sting of capitalism much longer?
The nomination of Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank meets with the approval of many opposed to globalization.
Asia is spending more on the military and selling more weapons to the world.
The current wave of self-immolations may make the issue of Tibet impossible for either China or the United States to ignore.