North Korea’s continued existence depends on expanding freedom and the economy while contracting its nuclear weapons program.
Our Refugee World
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
Slavery, Genocide, Abuse: The Dark Side of Asia’s ‘Tiger Economies’
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia’s “tiger economies” is on full display this year.
World Leaders Vow to Kick Their Fossil Fuel Addiction… After They’re Dead
The G7 says they want to wean the world off climate-changing fuels. But not till 2100.
5 Radical Takeaways from the Pope’s Letter on Climate
Francis recognizes that there’s no way to stop climate change without confronting the way the world does business. That’s huge.
Asia: On the Rocks
U.S. efforts to construct an “armed peace” in the Asia-Pacific are only encouraging a cycle of escalation.
Korean Reunification: The View from the North
An unusual poll reveals what North Koreans are thinking about reunification.
Reviving the North Korea-Iran Axis?
Hardliners want to use North Korea as a hammer to destroy the nuclear agreement with Iran. They’d better start looking for a more effective instrument.
Okinawans Want Their Land Back. Is That So Hard to Understand?
The U.S. military sits at the center of a dispute that’s plagued the peaceful island of Okinawa for decades.
Crossing the Korean DMZ for Peace
These brave women are about to make history by marching across the world’s most militarized border.