The pieces of the jigsaw are falling into place on the Korean Peninsula. But the overall picture — a denuclearized North Korea, a nuclear-weapon-free zone for all of Northeast Asia and a U.S. withdrawal from East Asia — remains fuzzy.
The Kim-Trump summit is an opportunity that will be difficult to seize and easy to squander.
The U.S. and Russia seem determined to restart a nuclear arms race.
The biggest positive story line of 2017 was a new nuclear ban treaty adopted July 7.
Canberra has chosen to stick to the U.S. line rather than recognize the reality of China, work to improve relations with Beijing and commit to global organizations.
History warns us against writing off Japan too hastily. It may not be a traditional great power on conventional criteria but it remains a consequential power in the Indo-Pacific.
Compelling economic and geopolitical factors are drawing Japan and India closer.
The humanitarian crisis afflicting Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya has damaged the country's political stability and shattered its image as a country moving toward democracy — but a resolution remains possible.
The Trump administration's apparent determination to break the Iran nuclear deal is causing global alarm, for good reason.
Washington's neocon warriors have forgotten noneof their arrogance and bad habits, and learned nothing from their string of earlier disastrous errors.