Regions / Asia & Pacific
Until recently, Korean Americans were all but written out of the U.S. history of the Korean War. A rising group of artists, oral historians, and community members is writing them back in.
Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
Economists from rich countries increasingly agree: Sustainable development and reducing inequality matter more than economic growth.
Gross National Happiness, which had its origins in Bhutan, has caught on with political scientists.
The tide may be turning against the Obama administration's enormous, corporate-friendly investment pact. Is it too politically toxic for an election year?
What if world leaders, starting with the U.S., took seriously Pope Francis' call to treat global crises as moral issues?
Washington and Tokyo remain committed to growing the U.S. military footprint on the island of Okinawa — whether Okinawans like it or not.
The TPP doesn't just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations — just ask Pope Francis.
Alongside rising protests from farmers and workers, China now confronts a middle class anxious about a slowdown in growth and burned by the stock market bust. It’s a volatile brew.
First promised over a half a century ago, Nepal's new constitution is surprisingly progressive. But it's led to tensions with neighboring India and with underrepresented ethnic groups.