Do China’s Communists Face a Yeltsin?
The open ambitions of rising political star Bo Xilai were partly responsible for his fall. But the frustrations that fueled his popularity could come back to haunt the Party.
Asia’s Syria Shame
Asia’s democracies have remained embarrassingly quiet over the atrocities being committed in Syria. If Asia wants to be taken seriously, it needs to step up.
Pakistan’s Fracturing President
President Asif Ali Zardari has shown an extraordinary knack for survival. How has a man so tainted with corruption survived?
Timor-Leste Heads to Polls
Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta faces a tough reelection battle Saturday as the country votes.