Regions / Asia & Pacific
The wisdom and advisability of "pivoting" in order to economically, militarily and politically isolate your main banker is a head scratcher.
Here's a proposal for putting the environment smack at the center of security, beginning with Asia.
Australian politicians are discovering the perils of treating their country like a U.S. military base.
Thanks in part to U.S. announcement of deployment of an ABM system in Japan, the smoldering between Japan and China could burst into open flames.
Pending legislation may make it possible for international adoption agencies to "baby scoop" children who aren't actually orphaned.
The Obama administration's military "pivot" to the Asia-Pacific region is opening up a new Cold War and trampling over the region's peoples.
Battlefield, or "tactical," nuclear weapons may be more of a threat than the larger "strategic" warheads.
South Korea's conservative government is building a naval base on top of a wealth of natural treasures -- and it's dead set on keeping environmentalists out of the discussion.
Elephant poaching may never end until affluent Chinese renounce their taste for ivory.
When it comes to foreign policy, significant transformation is as unlikely in Washington as it is in Pyongyang.