Regions / China
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
Sticks and carrots won't get North Korea to give up its nukes. But a peace treaty and security guarantees might.
A showdown looms over Hong Kong’s democratic demands and Beijing’s apparent determination to thwart them.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
Every time you think China is becoming a more open society, it goes all repressive again.
The simmering tensions in East Asia are echoes of Washington's Cold War intrigues—and the Pentagon's not-so-secret plans for battle with China.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.
Controlling the South China Sea enables Beijing to project power into the Indian Ocean.
A growing global movement is ensuring that if the Japanese government won't hold itself to account for its crimes against women, then history will.
The prosperous Chinese region of Macau is gambling away its future on the gaming industry—which may be exactly what Beijing wants.