HK Police and Officials Botch Protest

Tear gas outrages public but a practical way forward must be found    


South China Sea Disputes Need More than Principles

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s four principles to resolve the South China Sea dispute.are not likely to work


The ISIS Threat in Indonesia

The jihadis coming home are the problem, new report says

China Can’t Back Down

Hong Kong’s protests demonstrate that it was never going to work

Xi is on the Wrong Side of History in Hong Kong

A tone-deaf government in Beijing misses the importance of the student protest

Japan’s Leading Newspaper under Siege

Japan’s conservatives seize the chance to beat up the country’s leading liberal paper

Indonesia’s Political Disgrace

Prabowo and his allies take revenge on Jokowi by eliminating direct local elections

India Gets to Mars but Can’t Mine Coal

Recalcitrant judiciary wrecks mining plans

US and Vietnam to Discuss Curbing China’s Sea Claims

Blocking China’s salami-slicing tactics on the South China Sea require region-wide cooperation