Feb 10, 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has introduced an audacious set of economic policies designed to spur the country out of its decades-long deflationary slump. The results have so far been mixed.
Sep 5, 2013
The East and South China Seas are the scene of escalating territorial disputes between China and its neighbors, including Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The tensions, shaped by China’s growing …
Feb 17, 2017
China’s central government has cracked down on press freedom as the country expands its international influence, but in the internet age, many of its citizens hunger for a free flow of information.
Sep 4, 2014
It remains unclear whether mounting public anger and flagging growth can catalyze India to address widespread official corruption.
Jul 1, 2014
The U.S.-Japan alliance has been the cornerstone of Washington’s security policy in East Asia, but rising threats from China, North Korea, and economic recovery raise questions about the future of th…
May 14, 2014
As the United States pivots to Asia, disputes over territories in the South China Sea have escalated tensions and threatened regional stability.
Jun 10, 2013
Several high-profile sexual assault cases in India have sparked a national debate over women’s rights and the need for social reform in a rapidly modernizing country.
Apr 26, 2017
China is North Korea’s biggest trade partner and arguably has the most leverage on Kim Jong-un’s regime. But while Beijing appears willing to condemn its neighbor’s nuclear developments, analysts say…
Mar 25, 2016
Myanmar is undergoing significant political changes, but it still faces considerable economic and human rights hurdles.
Apr 17, 2017
China has become Africa’s largest trade partner and has greatly expanded its economic ties to the continent, but its growing activities there have raised questions about its noninterference policy. …