Regions / Asia & Pacific
People are starting to wonder: Why should Israel get special treatment?
U Win Tin spent 19 years in Rangoon's notorious Insein prison. The chief strategist of the National League for Democracy managed to keep organizing even behind bars.
A new approach needs to be taken if we're going to achieve progress in Northeast Asia.
Washington's plans to open a base in Okinawa is good news for nobody.
The U.S. military's Kooni Firing Range in the South Korean village of Maehyang-ri was closed in 2005, following a concerted effort by anti-base activists. Kageyama Asako discusses the lessons from Maehyang-re in the context of the Futenma relocation debate that is at the heart of current US-Japan conflict.
The new marine protection area in the Indian Ocean seems like a great step forward. Until you look at it a little more carefully.
Bribery and sweetheart deals are a curse for democracy and civil society. But as columnist Walden Bello explains, corruption is not the principal cause of global poverty.
This powerful collection of essays describes the citizen diplomacy and peace movements that have been taking root in India and Pakistan.
Is the world's future resource map tilting east?
Mac McClelland, author of the new book 'For Us Surrender is Out of the Question,' talks about why the media is missing a major story in Burma.