Regions / Malaysia
Just two months after mass graves were discovered in Malaysia, the U.S. State Department upgraded the country's human rights ranking. Here's why.
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.
Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a risky escape to Malaysia.
The ongoing crisis in Gaza has pushed the Malaysia-Israel relationship to the point of no return.
How should a country react when its diplomats commit a crime and claim diplomatic immunity?
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
After learning airline crisis management the hard way, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has quickly taken control of the investigation of MH17.
China's increased military spending might not preclude its "peaceful rise," but Beijing isn't inspiring any confidence among its neighbors.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.