Regions / Asia & Pacific
The people of South Korea, North Korea and the United States are already paying a tax, not for reunification, but for preparation for war
Agribusiness, an industry that found a way to profit during the Vietnam War, is emerging as a beneficiary of U.S. post-conflict policies in the Middle East as well.
Geopolitics drove the U.S.-China detente. It could do the same between Washington and Pyongyang.
There is no more fitting way to observe the anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki then to ratify the new strategic arms reduction treaty, argues columnist Frida Berrigan.
The Karen ethnic group's revolt against the Burma junta is the longest-running independence movement on earth.
Before the U.S. bombed Hiroshima, the opinions of Manhattan Project scientists were solicited.
Sophie Richardson conducts a detailed examination of the beliefs driving China's foreign policy decisions.
When we conduct military exercises on China's doorstep, and within range of a clearly unhappy North Korea, we might be unwittingly starting something that we neither want to nor are able to finish.
A new collection of essays provides a comprehensive survey of ethnic conflicts in the Asia-Pacific region.
Like any tyrant, Kim Jong-il relies on numerous tools of authoritarian control to stay in power.