September 10, 2019
U.S. space exploration inspired a generation of students and innovators, but NASA’s role has diminished, and the number of global space competitors is growing.
August 22, 2019
The alliance with Japan has been the cornerstone of U.S. security policy in East Asia for decades, but new challenges from China, North Korea, and within the alliance itself raise questions about its…
July 16, 2019
Kim Jong-un hopes a summit with President Trump will lead to sanctions relief, while experts disagree over whether increased pressure would push Pyongyang toward denuclearization.
June 25, 2019
China is North Korea’s biggest trade partner and has leverage over Kim Jong-un’s regime, yet its policies focus more on border stability than nuclear threat.
May 4, 2018
South Korea’s megaconglomerates have helped lift the country out of poverty, but their extraordinary influence could put the health of the Korean economy at risk.
August 11, 2016
The Zika virus, which has been found to cause severe birth defects, has spread across the Americas, prompting the World Health Organization to declare a global health emergency.
February 22, 2007
China’s anti-satellite test in January drew international condemnation but also piqued interest in some quarters about instituting a space weapons ban.
October 18, 2005
China’s military modernization agenda has led most other countries in the region to respond with defense plans of their own to balance China’s growing military capabilities.
October 27, 2005
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How are relations between Japan and South Korea?They worsened in mid-October after Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visited the Yasukuni Shrine, a memorial …