Asia Pacific

Climate Change Threatens U.S. Influence

Dec 2, 2015
Security experts say a modern Marshall Plan of aid for the Asia-Pacific region is needed to protect U.S. strategic and economic interests from climate-related challenges.
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Where Does Israel Get the Right to Lock Thousands of Civilians Behind a Gate?

May 21, 2015
For weeks, Israeli forces have shut a village of 6,000 people out from entering Jerusalem from the occupied West Bank; scientists find that when it comes to fighting bacteria that resist antibiotics, viruses may come in handy; meanwhile, one writer explains why Elizabeth Warren is right about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. These discoveries and more after the jump.