The more missile tests North Korea conducts, the more missiles the secluded country loses. That development is good news for America and its Asian allies.
The strongest armed forces in the region outside China have bulked up largely to resist China. Here's a look at East Asia's other powerhouses.
Policymakers in Washington as well as Seoul fear that North Korea might attempt to take advantage of South Korea's new weakness.
Amid multiple protests, South Korean lawmakers impeached President Park Geun-hye in a stunning and swift fall for the country's first female leader.
John Kerry's motorcade's struggle with monsoon downpours and an off-the-cuff remark about terrorism may have garnered the most attention on his recent trip.
A medium-range ballistic missile fired Wednesday by North Korea flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) and landed perilously close to Japan.
Ineffectual attacks by the Islamic State group's followers in Southeast Asia have shown them to be fragmented and lacking in the expertise that has produced devastating death tolls elsewhere in the world.