With Myanmar’s embrace of democratic reforms during the past two years, the U.S. has quickly warmed to the country. Meanwhile, China has lost its once solid footing in Myanmar, pulling back on investments.
Indonesia allowed a group of Tamil migrants from Sri Lanka to come ashore in Aceh province on Saturday after confining them to their stranded boat for a week, but is insisting they'll be towed out to sea once the vessel is repaired.
In the wake of a widening sexual misconduct scandal at the U.S. Naval Academy, military officials couldn’t explain how a Marine Corps officer had been assigned to teach at the school after he was investigated for having sex with a female midshipman.
A battle over a flag-folding speech on Travis Air Force Base has raised questions not only about referencing God and prayer in military ceremonies, but also where military control ends and an individual’s rights begin.