Regions / Asia & Pacific
Like any tyrant, Kim Jong-il relies on numerous tools of authoritarian control to stay in power.
The Maoists are on strike, the government falls: What's next for Nepal?
United States fail to press the advantage in the Cheonan incident.
The Obama administration took office in 2009 determined to move beyond might-makes-right-makes-might unilateralism of the Bush years, and reassert America's global influence as the most principled and powerful guarantor of rule-based multilateralism.
Two respected Korean-American researchers suggest there may have been a rush to judgment on the sinking of the Cheonan.
The World Expo in Shanghai showcases the airbrushed future and polarized present in China.
A new film reveals the American empire at home -- in the Mariana Islands.
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?