Regions / Asia & Pacific
The two most populous countries in the world are battling over a border, but it's really about energy and water.
Like Trump in the U.S. and Bolsonaro in Brazil, the Philippine strongman's utter failure to contain COVID-19 may kneecap his authoritarian ambitions.
Trump’s use of federal paramilitaries is a classic tactic of autocrats to test how far they can push their authority in opposition-controlled regions.
An outbreak of COVID-19 among U.S. service personnel on Okinawa may help anti-base protesters stop construction of the replacement facility at Henoko.
It’s not Washington and Lincoln Trump imagines himself in the footsteps of — it’s Xi and Putin.
Ambitious climate resilience plans like Dominica’s could be a life raft for the 65 million inhabitants of developing island countries.
The deadly interplay of racism, genocide, and denial at the heart of American white society has been reproduced in the country’s wars.
While Europe and Asia track down three-digit infection spikes at worst, the U.S. is dealing with over 40,000 a day.
The rules of the global economy have created climate change, inequality, and deep vulnerability. But rules can change.
South Korea is trapped between a U.S. rock and a North Korean hard place. It should consider changing its relationship with the rock.