Regions / Asia & Pacific
President Obama can break the impasse with North Korea by sending special envoy Stephen Bosworth for face-to-face talks in Pyongyang.
Even if McChrystal gets all of the troops he wants, is it mission impossible?
Afghanistan requires a long-term U.S. commitment, not as a military occupier but rather as a development partner.
The U.S.-German bombing at Kunduz has shattered the myth that the Afghan campaign was about digging wells, building schools, and bringing peace.
No matter how you look at it, the numbers just do not add up for an impossible task in Afghanistan.
The German peace movement is calling for an end to the Afghan War and the resignation of the German minister of defense.
Interview with Winfried Nachtwei, German Green MP and foreign and security policy expert.
Protests continue in a virtual world where security police and censors are unable to tread.
The Obama administration is consistently failing to learn the lessons of Vietnam, argues Conn Hallinan.
The victory of Japan's opposition party is good news for the anti-nuclear movement.