Regions / Asia & Pacific
Jakarta wants weapons. Lots of them. And the United States is happy to oblige.
Its time for Washington to wake up and smell the elections.
Although the United States closed its bases in the Philippines in 1991, it has nevertheless managed to deepen its military presence and intervention in the islands.
Indias launch of a new spy satellite for Israel may change the geopolitical complexion of the Middle East.
The opponents of engagement with North Korea are sharpening their knives.
When it comes to the putative Chinese military threat, the numbers simply dont add up.
The United States is still the big dog on the block, columnist Conn Hallinan argues, but it can no longer just bark to get its way.
With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama's limitations nor cynical about his potential.
Bhutto's assassination seems all too familiar, given the large number of murdered third-world leaders, while the possible repercussions of her death may come as a surprise.
Can the environmental movement in the Global South, asks Walden Bello, serve as a pivotal agent in the fight against global warming?