May 27, 2022Americas
With the United States hosting the regional meeting for the first time since 1994, all eyes are on how President Biden will navigate growing divisions over democracy, migration, and other issues.
May 8, 2020Asia
China’s decision to ban most trash imports has left waste-exporting countries in the lurch and Southeast Asian landfills overflowing.
November 1, 2018Southeast Asia
The region’s fast-growing but fragile democracies have been susceptible to strongmen and autocratic-leaning populists in recent years, propelled by concerns over inequality, crime, and dysfunctional …
March 20, 2019Indonesia
Indonesia’s high-stakes vote for president is likely to result in more political stagnation for the world’s third-largest democracy.
June 23, 2022Japan
Japan’s Okinawa islands still have an outsize importance to U.S. military operations in the Indo-Pacific, particularly in deterring a Chinese attack against Taiwan.
April 21, 2022Philippines
The Philippines’ upcoming presidential election is likely to bring to power Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son of a longtime dictator, and could spell the end of democracy in the country.
May 6, 2022Russia
As the world anticipates Russia’s next move in Ukraine, one of Vladimir Putin’s top advisors has laid out how Moscow sees the future of its struggle against the West.
May 4, 2022China
The recent China-Solomon Islands security agreement has sparked concerns among the United States and its allies about a Chinese naval presence in strategically important waters. In response, Washingt…
November 19, 2020COVID-19
COVID-19 cases are surging across the United States, forcing Americans to weigh the risks of gathering for the Thanksgiving holiday. How have other countries handled holidays amid the pandemic?