Regions / Asia & Pacific
Democratic candidates offer a wide range of foreign policy views. These won’t decide the election, but they could have a huge post-Trump impact.
He might be the devil incarnate, but Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte is beginning the process of ending over 120 years of colonial subjugation.
China’s rapid growth has reduced poverty and produced prosperity -- as well as skyrocketing inequality, ecological catastrophe, and dangerous financial bubbles.
Rich countries embraced trade multilateralism when it suited them, and now they’re abandoning it. That may not be such a bad thing.
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
A new book refutes a central myth about the Vietnam War.
The strengths of Chinese-style capitalism have also been its vulnerabilities.
Twenty years ago, experts refused to see the truth about the dark side of globalization. Then Seattle happened.
Understanding how the new right went global — and how to stop it — is key to keeping our planet habitable.
I’m a scholar of the war on terror’s civilian casualties, as well as a military spouse. Until the suffering ends, all of us should bear witness to the costs of war.