Regions / Asia & Pacific
From Brazil to India to the United States, extractive industries have aligned themselves with authoritarian governments waging war on minority populations.
The new secretary of defense, a former Raytheon lobbyist, won’t even pledge not to go back through the revolving door.
People are hitting the streets to protest government inaction, repression, and corruption. Does that mean democracy is in trouble or stronger than ever?
With Japan and South Korea in the middle of a feud, East Asia is on the verge of a serious unraveling.
Hong Kong’s protests are unlikely to spur major changes in the territory, much less on the mainland — but history suggests there’s a way forward.
In this interview, Lawrence Wilkerson discusses the Trump administration's approach to military security.
Ahead of global climate talks, activists in Kenya successfully blocked a Chinese-backed coal plant at a world heritage site.
By taking over Kashmir at gunpoint, India has set itself up to reap the whirlwind.
Reporters in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country are navigating — and too often abetting — a rising trend of reactionary Islamism.
Some economists worry the world has passed “peak globalization.” But that could be good for the planet.