Regions / Asia & Pacific
Music did not disarm the fellow with the machete, but it did unite scared Americans and the Yoro tribe of Papua New Guinea in celebration afterwards. Music can only point the way towards a global community graced by understanding. We must walk there on our own.
A new statue of Barack Obama in Jakarta is the focus of protest.
The first Pacific president did pretty well on Asia policy — except for mishandling relations with Japan.
From Okinawa to Guam, citizens are making the best-laid Pentagon plans go awry.
Denuclearize North Korea or end the Korean War? Here's a proposal for doing both at the same time.
The two most populous countries in the world have a great trade relationship. But, as columnist Conn Hallinan explains, they are also on the verge of war.
It’s time to hold those responsible for last year’s blood-bath in Sri Lanka accountable for their war crimes.
Like Hamlet, Shakespeare's conflicted Prince of Denmark, China was caught between conflicting currents in Copenhagen. Its failure to manage these challenges, argues columnist Walden Bello, led to its biggest diplomatic debacle in years.
India and Pakistan continue to prepare for war even though the majority of people in both countries want peace, reports columnist Zia Mian.
The making of an unequal, unconstitutional, illegal, colonial and deceitful U.S.-Japan agreement.