Peter Lee writes on East and South Asian affairs and their intersection with US foreign policy. Peter Lee blogs at China Matters and his columns appear in Asia Times Online and elsewhere.

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To Hell and Back: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

05.26.16
  • Race, Clinton, Sanders, and ‘Fracture’

    05.18.16
  • Maybe Cuba Should Have Kept Those Soviet Nukes

    04.07.16
  • Hate Is As American As Apple Pie. So Is Trump.

    12.20.15
  • Yes, the Press Might Do a Joe McCarthy on Trump; Just Not the Way You Think

    12.16.15
  • Game On! For Abe in Asia

    10.10.15
  • The Saudis & Turkey Just Made Us Another Shit Sandwich in the Middle East

    05.07.15
  • Twilight of the CCP and Shambaughism

    03.14.15
  • India v. China: It’s a Mexican Standoff

    01.26.15
  • Maulana Abdul Aziz on the Defensive…For Now

    12.24.14
  • Did the Senkakus Sink Sony?

    12.19.14
  • Only the Chinese Give a Shit about the South China Sea

    12.11.14
  • Why Did Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement Fizzle Out?

    11.24.14
  • Narendra Modi: Successful Fascist or Leader of the World’s Largest Democracy?

    11.21.14
  • The U.S.-China Climate Deal Is Not a Hallelujah for the Planet

    11.13.14
  • How Long Can the U.S. Exploit the Senkakus?

    11.08.14
  • From Xinjiang to Hong Kong, China Reaps the Bitter Fruits of Alienation

    09.28.14
  • With the Islamic State, U.S. Getting Ready for Its “Suez Crisis” Post-Imperial Close-Up

    09.14.14
  • America Pivots Back to the Middle East

    09.09.14
  • Ukraine, MH17, and the Charge of the Atlanticist Brigade

    07.22.14
  • Why Was Blackwater in China?

    07.01.14
  • ISIS is the Mafia of the Middle East

    06.24.14
  • A Massacre, Remembered

    06.05.14
  • A Quiet Revolution in the South China Sea

    06.01.14
  • The Obama Doctrine: Death By a Thousand Cuts

    05.29.14
  • Cold War Heats Up in Asia

    05.26.14
  • Interventionists’ Attack Obama’s Foreign Policy Restraint

    04.30.14
  • Is the Clinton Coterie Pushing Obama Further into Lame Duck Territory?

    04.29.14
  • What is a Uyghur “Refugee”?

    04.22.14
  • U.S. Played Hardball in Ukraine

    02.25.14
  • World War Three Will be Pre-Fought on Twitter

    02.19.14
  • U.S. Signs off on Japanese Collective Self Defense

    02.12.14
  • Contamination of USS Ronald Reagan During Fukushima Response Underreported

    02.06.14
  • Obama Admin Pushes Back Against Japan Lobby

    02.02.14
  • Does Abe Consider Obama a Lame Duck?

    01.31.14
  • Let’s Call a Putsch a Putsch

    01.26.14
  • The Key to Arctic Survival: Improvised Implements of Excrement

    01.23.14
  • Fred Kaplan Misses the Mark on Snowden Clemency

    01.05.14
  • Abe Wants a More ‘Assertive’ Japan

    01.02.14
  • Will Japan Get its F-22 Raptors?

    12.30.13