Regions / Asia & Pacific
To throw off the repression of its military regime, the people of Burma need a two-pronged approach.
What lies beneath the rare earth metals that the world so covets?
If Burma's nascent nuclear-weapons program is met with international condemnation so might its human-rights abuses be.
There's no way for a dictator to bow out gracefully.
The generals of Burma's ruling junta have set aside their uniforms, but they still resemble a military dictatorship.
On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can't be read inside those countries.
A poem about genocide read in front of the Burmese embassy on the Poetry Walk of Shame.
U.S. military bases are very costly to the people of the Asia-Pacific region and to people here in America as well.
Can Washington move from Pacific power to Pacific partner?
U.S. cluster bombs continue to kill and maim impoverished Laotians, but the war criminals responsible have never been brought to book.