Western democracies that were once reliable defenders of human rights have been consumed by a nativist backlash, leaving an open field for dictators and demagogues.
The 2017 Global Thinker hopes that the world will "keep watching the Philippines."
Conformity enables corruption
The United States ignores massive abuses at its own peril.
The president should use his trip to Asia to reassure allies and assert U.S. power.
Vietnam's capitulation shows China's neighbors fear the U.S. no longer has their backs.
The Philippines' new "war on drugs" is claiming thousands of lives. But the culture of vigilante violence started with anti-communism.
In a private phone conversation, the two presidents chatted about nuclear submarines and a drug campaign that has killed thousands.
U.S. presidents and Cabinet officials have met with worse than Duterte, but the Philippine leader is all but invigorating China's rise.
The Trump administration’s Asia policy is the worst of all possible worlds.
There's a hunger in the Pacific for U.S. involvement. And it's good for America, too.
Nationalist tabloid Global Times has the Communist Party’s backing, but its editorial strategy is more independent than you might think.