Regions / Asia & Pacific
Authoritarian governments have tried to rig elections for ages. More dangerous are the far-right leaders concentrating their power by relatively fair elections.
China's ambitious infrastructure initiative is also about building knowledge and not just things.
It's the best way to stop the global race to the bottom that hurts workers everywhere, not just those in low-income countries.
Deepfake technology undermines any hope of once again conducting national conversations on the basis of observable reality.
Trump's trade war with China could quickly morph into a shooting war.
The Pentagon may be burned by the war on terror, but it's obsessively preparing for a high-intensity conflict with China or Russia.
Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time.
For Donald Trump, tariffs are a substitute for diplomacy, just as harassment in his personal life is a substitute for normal human interaction
A new Council on Foreign Relations report presents China in a distorted light.
U.S. military aid to the Philippines doesn't defend the country from invaders. It's turned inward, against the poor, journalists, and human rights defenders.