In separate opinion pieces this week, two former Asian foreign ministers likened Asia now to pre–World War I Europe, then …
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American grandstanding about human rights in China has been replaced by more pressing fears over jobs and prosperity
Despite Vice President Xi Jinping’s cancellation, Clinton met with President Hu Jintao and other top Chinese leaders in Beijing on Tuesday and Wednesday
The U.S. may be all agog with the pageantry and pomp of its political conventions, but the Chinese? Not so much
In today’s required reading: another massacre in Syria, Japan plans to buy disputed South China Sea islands and communal violence rears its head again in Indonesia.
This is not just about China. Depending on the dispute, it’s also South Korea vs. Japan, Japan vs. Taiwan, Taiwan vs. Vietnam, Vietnam vs. Cambodia, and numerous other permutations.
When it comes to feuds in the Pacific over islands and what lies beneath, it’s not simply a case of China against everyone else
In today’s choices: the conflict in Syria seeps over its borders, the Latin economies still enjoying the good times and tests of sovereignty in the South China Sea.
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.
China has declared its establishment of a municipal settlement on a disputed island chain in the South China Sea. The move, combined with an earlier announcement about the islands’ militarization, further raises tensions in this …
Recent trouble in the South China Sea has renewed debate as to whether the U.S. is a trusted friend, or an old foe
Today’s global picks: another Syrian defection, the U.S. wades into the South China Sea and the decline of the Tetra Pak dynasty.
Today’s picks: the stormy waters of the South China Sea, India faces the fallout from late monsoon rains and a controversial German writer and economist (not surprisingly) speaks his mind