Regions / Asia & Pacific
After a coup two years ago and multiple protests since, Thailand has a new prime minister. But don't expect stability for the near future.
The U.S. economy has been crumbling for some time, and the backlog of necessary repairs is long. The same can be said for many other economies around the world, so it's no wonder that everyone is readying their own fiscal cures.
As financial crisis looms, the Philippines look to overseas Filipinos to keep the country together.
The Obama administration should ditch Washington's policies of military support and arms exports to India and Pakistan.
The new Taiwanese president could substantially alter the cross-strait dynamic.
The Indian state of Kerala's alternative development model offers valuable lessons as the global economic crisis unfolds.
Since the end to the U.S. wars in Southeast Asia, many other wars have been waged, in other parts of the world, in new terrain, villages, and communities. Yet, the wars in Southeast Asia lingers.
The Vietnamese-born artist Huong has created an immense mural that depicts the horror of war and the imperative of peace.
By restricting military assistance to Indonesia, President Obama can do the most for human rights in the world's largest Muslim-majority country.
Serious economic engagement with North Korea can help improve the human rights situation in one of the bleakest parts of the globe.