Quite the contrary: the United States, Dower argues, may have refined its techniques, but it has done nothing to minimize the brutality.
If Trump is a Manchurian candidate, on whose behalf is he working?
With a divided U.S., the way is clear for China to become the dominant power in Asia. But don’t sign up for a crash course in Mandarin quite yet.
Author and Director of IPS’s Foreign Policy In Focus, John Feffer signs and talks about the relevance of his new dystopian novel to the era of a Trump administration.
An attempt at full-spectrum dominance may bankrupt the American economy and irreparably damage the global economy
Nothing defines Trump’s predictability more than his aggressive, Islamophobic, and anti-diplomatic choices for his foreign policy team.
A relentless, four-year onslaught by Donald Trump and his allies will have a terrible effect.
China must decide if it wants to secure “great power” status in the security realm or focus on regional economic growth for a sustainable future.
The next generation of Koreans could take part in a national revival of South Korea and put the ghosts of the 20th century to rest.
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
Donald Trump and a majority of South Koreans believe that South Korea should have a nuclear weapon. Are they right?
Join the discussion about who will win and who will lose the battle for power in the 21st century with IPS Climate Policy Progam, Director Janet Redman.
Wrestling is the new ping pong when it comes to U.S.-Iranian relations.
East Asia is invisible to the average American — for better and worse.
The quintessentially American urge “to boldly go,” regardless of consequence, has gotten humanity into a heap of trouble.