Regions / Asia & Pacific
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.
If North Korea isn't about to collapse, then policymakers must stop complaining and deal with it.
The Pentagon's increasingly unconvincing denials that Agent Orange was stored on Okinawa prevents veterans from receiving the medical care that they desperately need.
The recent decision by the Obama Administration to sell $5.8 billion in arms to Taiwan will annoy Taipei, irritate Beijing, and stir up the China bashers.