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Author Suki Kim. (Ed Kashi)

Interview: Suki Kim Aims to Depict 'Human World' of North Korea in Undercover Memoir

Author Suki Kim taught English at a private university in Pyongyang for six months, while also working surreptitiously on a memoir. more
Photo by Ed Kashi

Young Professionals: Author Suki Kim's "Without You, There Is No Us"

Journalist Suki Kim shares her experience teaching English in North Korea during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign. more
L to R: Barbara Demick, Hitoshi Tanaka, Evans J.R. Revere, and Victor Cha discuss security in Northeast Asia (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Video: 'At the End of the Day, China Has North Korea's Back'

Panelists with expertise on Northeast Asia discuss relationships in the region and what security threats have arisen from North Korea and other issues. more

Evans J.R. Revere: 'At the End of the Day, China Has North Korea's Back'

Panelists with expertise on Northeast Asia discuss relationships in the region and what threats there are to security. more

Security in Northeast Asia (Complete)

Barbara Demick, Victor Cha, Evans J.R. Revere, Hitoshi Tanaka discuss how Japan, South Korea, and the U.S. might be able to cooperate better on northeast Asian regional issues. more
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What We Know: Writing on North Korea Today

Writers discuss the changing environment in North Korea more
Barbara Demick in Beijing, where she was formerly Los Angeles Times bureau chief. (Barbara Demick)

Interview: Barbara Demick Says No Need to Exaggerate North Korea Stories, 'Truth is Bad Enough'

Veteran journalist who reported from South Korea and China discusses potential conflict in the region, North Korean defectors, and the media atmosphere in China. more
Dr. Hong-Koo Lee

Independence Movement, Artificial Division, and Long Journey to Unification

The Asia Society Korea Center's first luncheon lecture of the year was given by the Center’s Honorary Chairman Dr. Hong-Koo Lee, former Prime Minister of Korea, Unification Minister, and also Ambassador to the UK and the US. more
L to R: South Korean President Park Geun-hye, U.S. President Barack Obama, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the U.S. ambassador's residence in The Hague on March 25, 2014. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Security in Northeast Asia: Japan, South Korea, the U.S., and the Search for Solutions

An Asia Society Policy Institute look at the future of Japan-South Korea-U.S. trilateral relations with Victor Cha of CSIS, journalist Barbara Demick, Evans J. R. Revere of the Brookings Institution, and Hitoshi Tanaka of JCIE. more

Video: After Sony Hack, Kevin Rudd Urges Democracies to Consider Cyber-Readiness

Appearing on CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” the incoming President of the Asia Society Policy Institute said North Korea’s alleged cyber-attack on Sony Pictures should prompt “a global learning exercise” about cybersecurity. more