Regions / Asia & Pacific
How a Hiroshima victim came to meet the co-pilot of the plane that dropped the bomb.
North Korea and Russia may be chummy, but South Korea and Japan remain suspicious of North Korea's motives.
The case of Timor-Leste proves once again how petroleum dependency turns out to be a curse rather than a blessing.
The struggle over Jeju Island in South Korea is heating up, with civil society activists standing up against a powerful military.
A new book on North Korea provides the context for understanding its nuclear program.
Has the U.S. economy turned into a pyramid scheme?
The recent high-speed train crash in Wenzhou, China revealed that the Chinese are ravenous for the truth.
Michael Swaine suggests concrete ways to improve U.S.-China relations.
Choi was arrested for her attempts to prevent the construction of a naval base in Jeju's Gangjeong Village, a base that many suspect would become a new port for the U.S. Navy.
On July 27, 2011 scholars from the Institute for Policy Studies, South Korea, and the Washington Peace Center will hold a special discussion on the status of the Korean War Armistice and why a peace treaty to end the Korean War matters today in the context of the current military issues facing East Asia and the overall need for peacebuilding in this region.