Burma is open for business, and foreign investors are champing at the bit. Time for a reality check.
Why isn't Burma's democracy icon speaking up for minorities -- and against her country's nationalistic, racist, xenophobic, and occasionally violent Buddhist majority?
The boys in saffron are marching again. But this time there’s nothing that's noble about it.
How a shrewd politician defused ethnic tension and improved public services in one of Indonesia’s most dysfunctional cities.
Why it's time for environmentalists to stop worrying and love the atom.
Why the president's cabinet reshuffle portends a new move toward reform.
Will the relaxation of Burma's severe censorship laws usher in the age of a responsible, responsive media -- or are Burmese journalists right to worry that the state is still watching them closely?
The world's cities will experience massive growth over the next decade. But are they ready to handle it?
The government in Burma is promising to clean up its act. But the army is still recruiting child soldiers.
As China and the United States compete for gold at the London Games, we take a look at the grueling lives of the People's Republic's next generation of top athletes.
Sectarian conflict in Burma is once again spurring talk of a “global war against Islam.”
As the Chinese capital cleans up from deadly floods, the country's netizens take to social media to blame officials.
Sectarian conflict in Burma leaves refugees in limbo, while an inefficient military dictatorship is unable to stabilize the situation.
So far, Washington's pivot to Asia has included a lot of work on security and trade. Democracy, not so much.
How Burma’s pro-democracy movement betrayed its own ideals and rehabilitated the military
The Royal Thai Embassy responds to Joshua Kurlantzick's piece on Thailand's controversial lèse-majesté law.
The risk of conflict in the South China Sea is real. But not for the reasons you might think.
Relying only on the state to implement democratic reforms in Burma is a fool’s errand. But there’s a better way.
President Aquino's anti-corruption program is just what the Philippines economy needs.
From Angola to Yemen, eight countries whose futures are tied up in the land they occupy.
9 former autocrats and bad guys that should be made to pay for their crimes.
As sectarian violence lashes Burma, the media are using their newfound freedom for destructive ends.
The world's largest social networking site has a population nearly as large as China or India's. And the natives are getting restless.
Defense Secretary Panetta has put some muscle behind the Obama administration's Pacific ambitions. But will a few more ships really be enough to stare down China?