Regions / Asia & Pacific
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Czech leader Vaclav Havel occupied the opposite ends of the political continuum.
North Korea seeks to avert the internal turmoil which followed the death of Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-il's father.
If anyone poses a threat with electromagnetic pulse weapons, it's not Iran, but the United States.
South Korea is on the verge of political change, and the anti-base movement in Jeju is a key part of the shift.
Indian dams threaten Pakistani water sources.
Australia is rapidly re-posturing in the face of a militarized East Asia.
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.