Regions / Asia & Pacific
Japan’s war hawks and imperial apologists are alienating the country’s allies and making a confrontation with its rivals more likely.
Can China and the United States pivot without crashing into each other?
As the climate warms and the ice melts, the Arctic could become the next great theater of global cooperation—or a battlefield.
Backsliding reforms, attacks on civilians, and evidence of war crimes are among the troubling reports just ahead of President Obama’s visit to Burma.
In the "fast-fast" political culture of South Korea, some leaders are patiently—and effectively—making strides for democracy, clean energy, and maybe even peace.
A cooperative approach to the environmental damage done by overfishing could change the tenor of North-South relations in Korea.
In calling out corporations for profiting off child labor, Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi recognized that you can't have peace without justice.
South Korean activists are using balloons to send political and religious propaganda across the DMZ. They're also endangering Koreans on both sides of the border.
The murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines reveals both the transphobia of the U.S. Marine Corps and the dangers of U.S. military presence in the region.
Hypersonic weapons may sound less destructive than nuclear weapons, but they’re just another arms race.