Regions / Asia & Pacific
This is one of the questions that Obama and the Europeans must ask.
With its new unified approach, the Obama administration is trying to increase the U.S. focus on Afghanistan and Pakistan and simultaneously prepare for withdrawal.
An army is only as good as its supply lines, which means that NATO is in trouble in Afghanistan.
Although it's been 30 years since the deaths of 1.7 million Cambodians during the Khmer Rouge period, only last month did the first member of the Pol Pot regime go on trial.
Before the Chinese show up off the coast of California for some imperial quid pro quo, the United States should wake up, sign the Law of the Sea, and actually abide by its provisions.
Hillary Clinton had nothing but praise for Indonesia on her recent visit. Somehow she missed genocide, religious intolerance, and a growing split between rich and poor.
Iranian poet Farideh Hassanzadeh-Mostafavi faces down fear of war with a poem that explores the difference between coming to her home as a visitor and coming to her home as a soldier.
Here's one way of breaking the impasse with Burma: Go through Beijing.
Why is South Korean military spending going up even at a time of global recession?
The release of A. Q. Khan reveals that nuclear proliferation takes a back seat to other U.S. priorities, columnist Zia Mian explains.