Regions / Asia & Pacific
The Japanese American writer talks with E. Ethelbert Miller about Asia, racism, and the foreign policy of Minnesota.
Novels about Burma are all the rage. Kyi May Kaung discusses the Burmese novels that you havent read yet.
The Iraq-South Korea connection: a warning flag, and a chance to open up debate on U.S. "occupations" around the globe.
Enemies don't have cultures. They have leaders, usually tyrants.
Do North Korean films ultimately reveal or conceal the reality of the famously closed society?
Can China keep up the Mr. Nice Guy approach? How should the United States respond?
Robert Zoellick, a tone-deaf, name-calling steely opportunist, is the wrong choice to lead the Bank.
Australia is the capstone of a new, U.S.-constructed security perimeter in the Pacific. As columnist Conn Hallinan explains, the target of this containment strategy is China.
Are India and Pakistan heading toward war or peace? Noam Chomsky looks at nukes, Kashmir, and diaspora politics.
The recently signed free trade agreement marks the fourth time the United States has tried to remake the Korean economy. This time, the attempt may fail.