What today’s activists can learn from the life and times of the heroic Polish politician who passed away earlier this week.
The British Commonwealth is stirring up unaccustomed controversy -- and that's a good thing.
The United Nations wants us to make life better for girls. It's a worthy aim. But what does that mean in practice?
Why are investors suddenly fleeing markets in South and Southeast Asia?
Burmese journalists are enjoying their newfound freedoms. But there are still plenty of limits to how far they can go.
Massacring unarmed protestors is more common than you might think -- and governments often get away with it.
Yes, Mr. Secretary, we get that you want to fix the Middle East. But remember that whole 'pivot' thing?
When it comes to trade, there's an easy way for small nations to compete.
So whatever happened to the most ambitious peacekeeping operation in history?
Can Burma build a free media or will the government’s new soft-sell propaganda win out?
The civil war in Burma goes on. But the government seems powerless to stop it.
At the stroke of a pen, President Obama could reassure a key ally and put Pyongyang back in its box. Here’s how.
Malaysia’s pro-democracy activists might not win Sunday’s election. But they could win the battle against electoral fraud.
Their religion may stress peace, but some Buddhists are showing that they’re entirely capable of violence in the name of faith.
Buddhist monks have been major instigators of the recent violence against Muslims in Burma.
In Burma, members of the pro-democracy opposition are struggling to school themselves in the ins and outs of a liberal society. But so far it's an uphill battle.
The only way to stop Pyongyang's cycle of brinkmanship and extortion is to address the real problem -- South Korea.
How Kim Jong Un is like Bashar al-Assad, and why being in way over his head could lead to war.