The callous handling of sectarian violence in Arakan reminds us that the country’s transition is far from complete
Today’s choices: coup rumors in Egypt, the waning allure of the E.U. to its neighbors and fresh reports of unrest and arrests in Tibet.
Fresh revelations against the Syrian regime, Pakistan promises military action in its tribal belt and yet more details on the basis for the federal probes into Las Vegas Sands’ Macau ventures.
Today’s picks: recent history repeating itself in Pakistan, insider politics Japan-style and how a U.N. climate change compensation scheme went awry.
Among today’s picks: factional politics in China, the emerging proxy wars in the Middle East and remembering 8-8-88 in Burma.
Today’s required reading: a harrowing account from Syria, searching for the ghosts of the financial crisis and new details in the Bo Xilai scandal
Today’s picks: resistance to Islamism in Mali, the illegal organs trade and more recriminations between China and the U.S. over the South China Sea.
Today’s required reading: Romney’s Euro vision, the London Olympics from Ai Weiwei’s point of view and reports of renewed repression in Mali.
The untimely death of Oswaldo Payá leaves Cuba bereft of a charismatic dissident who sought a middle path between the hardline dogmas of both his country’s communist rulers and right-wing exiles abroad
Among today’s picks: the Syrian situation, Burma and Thailand play good neighbors and inside Argentina’s soccer hooligan culture.