Regions / Asia & Pacific
Sri Lankan minister perverts the concept of a hunger strike.
In the face of sanctions, defectors with nuclear secrets, and a liberalized officer corps, how long can Burma's junta hold out?
When it comes to calling states rogues, why does India get a pass?
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was in India earlier this month making promises to resettle the war-displaced Sri Lankan Tamil minority one year after his government's forces won a crippling victory over the Tamil Tiger insurgency.
U.S.-India nuclear transactions have an adverse effect on disarmament protocols, thwart development in India, and even threaten corporate profits.
Ersatz Buddha wildly inflates extent of support for U.S. bases on Okinawa.
Recent scrutiny of U.S.-Japan base realignment and Okinawan anti-base opposition has overshadowed U.S. military issues in South Korea. As others have argued, the struggle in Okinawa represents only one facet of the larger global struggle against U.S. bases.
A new naval base on Jeju Island will only make a bad maritime security situation in Northeast Asia worse.
Sanctions are undermining President Obama's Burma policy.
How Turkey is chasing China to become the next big thing.