China Debates Its “Peaceful Rise” Strategy

Is a kinder, gentler Beijing the best route to development?
Evan S. Medeiros
June 22, 2004

Some Chinese See Positive Lessons in Iraqi 'Torture Gate'

Chinese official media’s attempt to score points against the US is supported by some but derided by others
Anthony J. Spires
May 14, 2004

Growing Anti-US Sentiments Roil an Old Alliance with South Korea

Washington's policy differences with fledgling Korean democracy require deft handling by leaders on both sides
Sook-Jong Lee
June 8, 2004

Burma: Feel-Good US Sanctions Wrongheaded

In punishing the brutal junta, the US hurts Burmese people and its own strategic interests
David I. Steinberg
May 19, 2004

Washington Hopes for the Best; Beijing Prepares for the Worst

Following the reelection of Chen Shui-bian, window narrows for a peaceful settlement
Richard Baum
May 24, 2004

Unnoticed, Democracy Gains in Southeast Asia's Islamic Countries

Despite extremist threat, pluralism flourishes in Islamic Indonesia and Malaysia
Goenawan Mohamad
April 16, 2004


Not Educating the Masses

Changes to Chinese university entrance exam may favor urban students
January 6, 2014

Japan Minister Follows Abe to War Shrine, Pouring Salt on Wound for China

The visits erode regional trust and respect
January 3, 2014

China Loses North Korea Link, But May Welcome Purge

No nation or individual can feel secure over North Korea
December 13, 2013

China: 5 Great Things About Toxic Air

The news report tries for positive outlook on smog
Emily Rauhala
December 12, 2013

Thai Democracy Enters Dangerous New Crossroads

Protesters want to ban populist policies
Todd Pitman
December 10, 2013