Regions / Asia & Pacific
Before the Chinese show up off the coast of California for some imperial quid pro quo, the United States should wake up, sign the Law of the Sea, and actually abide by its provisions.
Hillary Clinton had nothing but praise for Indonesia on her recent visit. Somehow she missed genocide, religious intolerance, and a growing split between rich and poor.
Iranian poet Farideh Hassanzadeh-Mostafavi faces down fear of war with a poem that explores the difference between coming to her home as a visitor and coming to her home as a soldier.
Here's one way of breaking the impasse with Burma: Go through Beijing.
Why is South Korean military spending going up even at a time of global recession?
The release of A. Q. Khan reveals that nuclear proliferation takes a back seat to other U.S. priorities, columnist Zia Mian explains.
After eight years of deafness, the White House is now listening. When it comes to Afghanistan, we just have to speak a little louder.
In this interview, Sakena Yacoobi of the Afghan Institute for Learning recommends that President Obama consider a surge in development assistance to her country.
Remembering recent history.
The Obama administration has a new open-hand global policy. Will it work?