North Korea’s nuclear gambit

Sixty-four years ago, a ceasefire brought a halt to the Korean War and left Korea divided. But in recent weeks the frozen conflict on the Korean...

Grading Obama’s Asia pivot

Rebalance in U.S. relations yields mix results A key pillar of President Barack Obama's foreign policy has been the attempted "pivot to...

Fukushima: three years later

In March 2011, an earthquake and tsunami devastated the eastern coast of Japan. Thousands of people were killed, and scores more were displaced as...

Caught in rough waters

Centuries of tension between China and Japan have fueled disputes over claims to energy-rich islands. The disputes surrounding ownership of the...