Kamala Harris’s Asia Trip Can’t Fix Biden’s Troubled Indo-Pacific Strategy
Lacking a serious vision for the region, the administration is aiming low.
Chinese-U.S. Split Is Forcing Singapore to Choose Sides
There is no sweet spot to keep both Beijing and Washington happy, but that hasn’t kept Singapore from trying.
The Pandemic Proves Only Technocrats Can Save Us
Populist politicians love to belittle experts, but when it’s a matter of life and death, the precautionary principle and expertise are what counts.
Islands of Immunity
Why paranoid island states have done the best when it comes to fighting COVID-19.
East Asia Takes a Cautious Coronavirus Victory Lap
Here are five of our best pieces on how East Asia handled the pandemic.
Biden Has a Serious Credibility Problem in Asia
U.S. allies have grown comfortable with Trump and his tough approach to China—and are anxious about a Biden victory.
Opposition Victories Force a Crack in Singapore’s Carefully Managed Democracy
The election may push the ruling People’s Action Party to rethink its approach.
Coronavirus ‘Fake News’ Arrests Are Quieting Critics
In Southeast Asia, the coronavirus pandemic has provided a handy excuse for a clampdown on free speech.
Singapore Is Trying to Forget Migrant Workers Are People
The outbreak in crowded dorms has brought out the city-state’s prejudices.
Singapore’s Coronavirus Success Story Hits a Snag
Though the curve has flattened, new cases have exploded among migrant workers who live in the country’s far-flung dormitories. Human rights watchers say these developments should be no surprise.
Hollywood Has No Time for Crazy Poor Asians
Asian-American politics don't translate on screen into sensitivity to Singapore's real issues.
Singapore Was John Bolton’s Worst Nightmare
U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security advisor was marginalized at the summit, but his hard-nosed approach will be essential to dismantling North Korea’s nukes.
Singapore Was Just the First Episode of Trump’s North Korea Show
Here are five issues to watch moving forward.
Kim Got What He Wanted in Singapore. Trump Didn’t.
The G-7 and Singapore summits have put on display breathtaking strategic incoherence and appalling moral vacuity on the part of the Trump administration.
Trump Pardons Another Celebrity Criminal
At the Singapore summit, the U.S. president let Kim off the hook.
By Bungling G-7, Trump Sabotaged Singapore
The United States needs its allies if it wants to make a deal with North Korea.
The Trump-Kim Summit Is WrestleMania for Pundits
Trump is putting on a show in Singapore, and the media is falling for it.