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?
Why Cambodia’s opposition faces a steep uphill battle in its effort to oust Prime Minister Hun Sen.
In the second clash between the Internet search giant and the Chinese government, will freedom of speech win?
Don't count the tyrants out. They've still got plenty of tricks up their sleeves.
Why controlling the international arms trade can help to build stable societies.
France fetes a new president, Spanish activists take to the streets, and Ratko Mladic finally goes to trial.
The West isn't declining. Here are four world powers enjoying an astonishing renaissance.
Why is China so obsessed with America's backpack-wearing, coupon-clipping ambassador?