Regions / Asia & Pacific
A river can be a lifeline for refugees, or it can be just another line of sorrow in a story.
A poet from Iran remembers someone for whom time ran out too soon.
Islam is far from monolithic. A recent arts and ideas festival in New York proves the point.
The United States is arming both India and Pakistan, encouraging India's nuclear program, and destabilizing the region through its military efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan, argues Zia Mian.
The opposition has to change drastically if it is to qualify as a genuine civil rights movement.
Conn Hallinan shows how the map of conflict corresponds all too well with the map of future energy supplies.
The lessons of Ukraine's "revolution" don't bode well for Iran's democratic movement.
Iranians need no lessons in democracy from the United States.
The United States can best promote change in Iran by not actively promoting change.
In its fight against the Taliban, the Pakistani government is battling a creature of its own making.