Posts Tagged: asia
A proposed dam on the Mekong River would provide energy for the region, but at a significant environmental cost.
The Obama administration's nebulous "Pacific Pivot" is setting the stage for a superpower conflict in East Asia.
The Pacific is no one's "lake," but an ocean vast enough for all.
Indian leaders are open to cooperating with the U.S. but wary about being drawn into a Cold War with China.
The Obama administration's military "pivot" to the Asia-Pacific region is opening up a new Cold War and trampling over the region's peoples.
Asia is currently in the middle of an unprecedented arms race that is sharpening tensions in the region and competing with efforts to address poverty and growing inequality.
Asia is spending more on the military and selling more weapons to the world.
Can Washington move from Pacific power to Pacific partner?
On July 27, 2011 scholars from the Institute for Policy Studies, South Korea, and the Washington Peace Center will hold a special discussion on the status of the Korean War Armistice and why a peace treaty to end the Korean War matters today in the context of the current military issues facing East Asia and the overall need for peacebuilding in this region.
Beijing is rapidly expanding its influence in the Middle East. Will Washington do anything more than watch?