Regions / Asia & Pacific
If NAFTA is any indication, the TPPA will open up the islands of the South Pacific to tremendous exploitation.
U.S. sanctions on Iran are causing a rift in its relationship with India.
North Korea is executing a pivot of its own.
According to Gingrich's logic, North Vietnam would have been justified in attacking the United States.
The resumption of contact between Washington and Pyongyang will not likely yield immediate results, but the United States can still take certain steps to improve relations now.
For some bizarre reason, U.S. observers expect the latest Chinese leader to suddenly tear off his clothes and reveal a Captain America suit underneath.
The presence of military bases in Japan has been a strong cause of unrest and outspoken frustation.
As global warming takes its toll on the South China Sea, an already tense political climate could become more perilous.
The South Korean government used the National Security Law to suppress dissent in Jeju in 1948 and again today.
There is perhaps more common ground between Okinawans and Marines than either Washington or Tokyo imagines.