Regions / China
Washington's past and present foreign policies are sustaining the fraught security environment in East Asia.
The Obama administration's nebulous "Pacific Pivot" is setting the stage for a superpower conflict in East Asia.
The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it.
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
Samuel Huntington wrote: “In the emerging world of ethnic conflict and civilizational clash, Western belief in the universality of the Western culture suffers three problems: it is false; it is immoral; and it is dangerous.”
Climate change is literally melting down the list of available host venues for the Winter Olympics.
Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s chauvinistic surge has inflicted unmistakable damage on its national brand image.
Policymakers have long predicted that North Korea will go the way of East German Communism. Not so fast.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
If it weren't for decades of Western-backed political and economic repression, the Philippines might have joined the Asian Tigers years ago.