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Korea Briefing
A new Asia Society publication examines the social, political, and regional issues facing the peninsula. more
The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters by B.R. Myers (Melville House, 2010).
What North Korea Sees in the Mirror
If you want to understand how North Koreans perceive themselves, says B.R. Myers, study their propaganda. more
Barbara Demick at the Asia Society New York Center on Jan. 7, 2010.
Barbara Demick on 'Nothing to Envy'
The journalist talks about her new book 'Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea.' more
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea, by Barbara Demick (Spiegel & Grau, 2009).
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
On January 7, Barbara Demick will be at Asia Society to discuss her new book about North Korea. Read this excerpt. more
A man looks at reunification banners displayed on the fence of the Freedom Bridge, near the DMZ separating South and North Korea, in Paju on June 2, 2009.  (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)
A United Korea? - Reassessing the Risks
A Goldman Sachs economist assesses the potential costs, and benefits, of a reunited Korean peninsula. more
L to R: Daniel Glaser, John Park, John Delury, and Michael Kulma at the Asia Society New York on Nov. 3, 2009.
Sanctions in the North Korean Context
U.S. Treasury representative and North Korea experts debate the role sanctions have to play in influencing the isolated nation. more
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (R) posing with former US president Bill Clinton (L) in Pyongyang after securing a pardon for two US journalists, Clinton's spokesman said. (KNS/AFP/Getty Images)
Clinton’s Mission to Pyongyang
Former US President Bill Clinton secures the release of two US journalists in North Korea. more
John Delury and Katharine Moon at the Asia Society on June 29, 2009. (Asia Society)
North Korea: 'Crossing Heaven's Border'
New documentary humanizes the plight of refugees trying to flee North Korea. more
US President Barack Obama speaks on North Korea in Prague on April 5, 2009.  (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Obama’s First 100 Days: Spotlight on North Korea
John Delury, director of the China Boom Project, evaluates the administration's policy. more
This picture, released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on April 9, 2009 shows a Unha-2 rocket as it is launched from North Korea on April 5. (KCNA/AFP/Getty Images)
North Korea's Triumph
Whether we identify it as a "missile" or a "rocket," the launch of what Pyongyang called a "satellite" seemed to be an unambiguous triumph for North Korea. more