Regions / China
Like Singapore’s recently deceased Lee Kuan Yew and China’s Deng Xiaoping, Vladimir Putin is establishing a political succession that ensures continuity for his brand of authoritarianism.
One day not so very long from now our children may think of the T. rex and the tiger as co-occupants of a single Lost World
It turns out that that a large-scale conflict in the Asia-Pacific is much more difficult to imagine than China hawks like to pretend.
Recent technological advances in detection may rob submarines of their stealth.
The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
The world's two biggest polluters shouldn't be setting the terms for global climate talks.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
China’s policies of non-intervention and no first use of its nuclear weapons may be changing.
The lack of majority support for Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement is an example of developing nations’ inclination towards pragmatism, not liberalism and civil rights.