America’s most reliable ally in the Pacific is forced to turn to China for leadership on liberalizing trade.
After the death of Thailand’s Bhumibol Adulyadej, there will be even fewer monarchs with political power.
The Filipino president’s rhetoric reeks of opportunism rather than strategy, but there is risk in the long term.
This time, it’s slow growth in China that supposedly justifies delaying an increase in the sales tax.
Closer relations with the United States help Vietnam balance against China and promote its trade.
The Republican presidential candidate calls for an American withdrawal from East Asia and Europe.
American and ASEAN leaders support a rules-based order while China deploys missiles to a contested island.
If the United Kingdom is subordinating its principles to commercial gain, that is hardly unusual.
Japan’s remilitarization could be the beginning of the end of China’s much-vaunted rise.
If America and China go from rivals to allies or China bungles its rise, North Korea will lose its strategic value.
The prime minister’s refusal to liberalize agriculture and Japan’s sclerotic labor market is denying it growth.
Japan’s prime minister wins reelection but voters are disappointed he has been unable to improve the economy.