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- Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs :
- Baseball : A ball game, using a small spherical ball and a striker called a bat, played between two teams of 9 players each on a field with a diamond shaped circuit consisting of 4 bases.
- Battle of Okinawa : The longest, bloodiest U.S. World War II battle in which the Japanese island of Okinawa was captured in the spring of 1945.
- Buddhism in the United States :
- Capital punishment : The practice of punishment of a crime through state-sanctioned killing.
- Chiang Kai-shek : A Chinese revolutionary and Leader of the Republic of China and Kuomintang from 1928 until his death in 1975.
- China, history : covers the History of China from 2000 BC to the present.
- China : The most populous nation on Earth, third largest by area.
- Chinese characters : (simplified Chinese 汉字; traditional Chinese: 漢字) are symbols used to write varieties of Chinese and - in modified form - other languages; world's oldest writing system in continuous use.
- Chyi Yu : A singer from Taiwan.
- Civil law : A system of law which starts with abstract rules, which judges must then apply to the various cases before them.
- Cold War : Geostrategic, economic and ideological struggle from about 1947 to 1991 between the Soviet Union and the United States and their allies.
- Country : Nation, state, region, or territory, or large tract of land distinguishable by features of topography, biology, or culture.
- Daboia russelii siamensis : Eastern Russell's viper, a subspecies found in parts of southeast Asia, southern China and Taiwan.
- Daboia : A monotypic genus created for a venomous viper species, D. russelii.
- DePaul University : A private university in Chicago, Illinois, USA, founded by the Congregation of the Mission in 1898.
- Death : State of thermodynamic equilibrium achieved after the end of life.
- Electro-optical MASINT : A subdiscipline of measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT), which has similarities to but complements imagery intelligence (IMINT); it does not form images, but validates them and produces information on phenomena that emit, absorb, or reflect electromagnetic energy in the infrared, visible light, or ultraviolet spectra, where the value is knowledge of the type of energy detected
- Focus on the Family : American Christian Right non-profit organization founded in 1977 by James Dobson; Gary Bauer resigned to run for the American Presidency; Partner ministry of Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview
- History of Japan : Add brief definition or description
- Hu Shih : (b. December 17, 1891 – d. February 24, 1962) A Chinese philosopher and essayist.
- Japanese language : (日本語 Nihongo), Japonic language spoken mostly in Japan; Japonic family's linguistic relationship to other tongues yet to be established, though Japanese may be related to Korean; written in a combination of Chinese-derived characters (漢字 kanji) and native hiragana (ひらがな) and katakana (カタカナ) scripts; about 125,000,000 native speakers worldwide.
- Japan : East Asian country of about 3,000 islands; one of the world's largest economies; population about 125,000,000.
- Korea and Japan : Add brief definition or description
- Kuomintang : (KMT or GMD) is a Chinese political party that ruled China 1927-48 and then moved to Taiwan.
- Lightning : An atmospheric discharge of electricity accompanied by thunder, which typically occurs during thunderstorms, and sometimes during volcanic eruptions or dust storms.
- Linguistics : The scientific study of language.
- MIM-104 Patriot : Missile originally developed for medium-to-high altitude aircraft interception (SAM) use, which, while retaining that capability, is now optimized as an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) for relatively small but critical areas. The SAM versions have explosive warheads but the ABM is hit-to-kill.
- Mandarin language : (traditional Chinese 官話, simplified 官话; pinyin Guānhuà) Sino-Tibetan language, the standard form of which constitutes 'Standard Chinese'; world's largest language by speakers, with approximately 900,000,000 users.
- Oriental (word) : Generalized notion of the "East," including the Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia which in modern usage is applied to those parts of Asia east of Afghanistan, but outside of the Indian sub-continent.
- Paul Wolfowitz : An American political scientist and policy-level foreign affairs official, of a neoconservative ideology; resident American Enterprise Institute and on International Security Advisory Board; Deputy Secretary of Defense in the George W. Bush Administration; advisor, Project for the New American Century
- Portuguese language : An Iberian Romance language, of the Indo-European family.
- Religion : Belief in, and systems of, worshipful dedication to a superhuman power or belief in the ultimate nature of existence.
- Republic of China (1912-1949) : State that administered mainland China, 1912-1949; government forced to withdraw to Taiwan during the Chinese Civil War.
- Republic of China : The political state in China from 1912 to 1949, and which since then has administered Taiwan and its territories only.
- Ryukyu Islands : (南西諸島 Nansei Shotoo 'Southwest Islands') subtropical Japanese island chain in the East China Sea, east of Taiwan; divided between Okinawa and Kagoshima prefectures and home to the Ryukyuan languages and people.
- Shang Dynasty : The second historic Chinese dynasty (ca. 1600 BCE - ca. 1046 BCE), that ruled in "China proper", in the Yellow River valley.
- Shenyang : The largest city in Liaoning, a province in the northeast of the People's Republic of China.
- Snake (organism) : Elongate legless carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes, order Squamata, abundant in all warm countries.
- Snakebite : Wound resulting from penetration of the flesh by the fangs or teeth of a snake.
- South Africa : The southernmost African nation; population about 50,000,000.
- South Korea : A democratic republic in East Asia, occupying the southern half of the Korean peninsula; established in 1948 after Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule.
- State : Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See State (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
- Sun Yat-sen : Add brief definition or description
- Systematics : The study of the diversity of organism characteristics, and how they relate via evolution.
- The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order : A book, by Samuel Huntington, assuming a fundamental conflict between civilizations of different cultures, and discussing grand strategy to deal with this conflict
- U.S. intelligence and transnational counterproliferation activities : An overview over activities of the United States intelligence community, specifically dealing with arms control, weapons of mass destruction and weapons counterproliferation.
- USS Alshain (AKA-55) : An Andromeda class attack cargo ship that was deployed during World War II and the Korean War; it could carry heavy equipments, supplies, and troops, and deploy landing crafts in amphibious assaults.
- USS Betelgeuse (AKA-11) : U.S. Navy WWII Arcturus-class attack cargo ship
- USS Eldorado (AGC-11) : A Mount McKinley class amphibious force command ship named after a mountain range in Nevada.
- USS Mount McKinley (AGC-7) : The first of the WWII class of dedicated amphibious command ships
- USS Starr (AKA-67) : Second World War Tolland-class attack cargo ship
- USS Trousdale (AKA-79) : Tolland-class attack cargo ship
- USS Virgo (AKA-20) : Andromeda-class attack cargo ship of the Second World War, later converted to an ammunition ship
- USS Warrick (AKA-89) : Serving in WWII, an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship
- USS Washburn (AKA-108) : WWII attack cargo ship of the Tolland-class
- USS Whiteside (AKA-90) : Serving in WWII, an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship
- USS Winston (AKA-94) : Serving in WWII, an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship
- USS Yancey (AKA-93) : Serving in WWII, an attack cargo ship
- World War II, Pacific : The part of World War II (1937-45) fought in Asia and the Pacific Ocean between Japan and the U.S., China, Britain, Australia, and other Allies.
- World of Warcraft : An online video game, released by Blizzard Entertainment in 2004.