Regions / Asia & Pacific
America's top ally in East Asia is bulking up its military, picking fights with its neighbors, and showing a blithe disregard for democracy.
The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
Some claim Western colonization constituted a kind of golden age for once colonial countries.
Even a superpower can’t maintain dominance in every domain and also effectively address big-ticket items like climate change.
Amazingly, Cambodia's transition out of rule by the Khmer Rouge, its long civil war, and its descent into electoral authoritarianism have all been guided by one man. A new book looks at his legacy.
I called Henry Kissinger a war criminal to his face. Here's why.
In films like American Sniper and The Interview, Americans are the heroes and "furriners" are the targets: an undifferentiated group of people so alien that they're practically subhuman.
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they've invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?
Are India's anti-Muslim outbursts coming from rogue politicians, or are they directed by the prime minister?
How one Korean-American woman got tangled up with the South Korean security state after a life-changing visit to the North.