Japan, South Korea face graying future

Japan and South Korea face stark demographic change. Longer life spans and low birth rates in both countries have led to rapidly aging populations....

Japanese pacifism under attack

After World War II, Japan adopted a constitution that formally renounced war or maintaining military forces. In the years since, Japan has...

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...