FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The foreign policy debate between Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama excluded certain important issues that were not among those questions selected by moderator Bob Shieffer. The three Asian issues given the most attention were Iran, China, and Afghan-Pakistan. And even on these issues the debate deepened uncertainty regarding the presidential candidates’ policies.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — As Vietnam continues to seek improved ties with the West, Hanoi has released its most prominent blogger Nguyen Van Hai, also known as Dieu Cay, who had been jailed for 12-years for […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — After the invasion of Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld infamously said that “democracy is messy.” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may well be thinking along similar lines as she visits Burma […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — While change at the top is unlikely, Cambodians go to the polls Sunday after the opposition mounted its best campaign to date against a government branded as uncaring bullies more concerned […]