The squabble in the sub-continent between India and Pakistan is enlarging the shadow of war in South Asia as both nuclear neighbors are threatening each other with full scale war.
The global oligarchy has long recognised the importance of the Pacific in strategic and economic planning.
The impotency of New Zealand as a nation is reflected in its tendency to compensate by sanctimonious lectures at world forums on any possible occasion.
The US would like for TPP to eventually cover all of ASEAN, but it can’t do this without Indonesia first agreeing to its terms.
A united Korea becomes an even stronger economic powerhouse in Northeast Asia than the sum of either of its two previously independent parts could ever conceive of, with a “Korean Miracle” superceding even that of its post-Cold War German predecessor.