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'You Really Don't Want to Mess ... with North Korea'

Ian Bremmer weighs in on the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment by forces reportedly related to the government of North Korea. more
Team Japan's fate at the World Cup in Brazil was just one of the predictions on which our fearless forecaster whiffed this year. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

Win Some, Lose Some: We Grade Our Forecast for Asia in 2014

Looking back at the predictions he made a year ago for Asia's 2014, Asia Society's Tom Nagorski assesses his ratio of hits to misses. more
Dierk Stegen, representative of the World Food Programme in Pyongyang

1000 Days of a Child in DPRK – Nutrition Challenges

Dierk Stegen, a representative of the World Food Programme in Pyongyang, was in town to talk about “1000 days of a child in DPRK – Nutrition Challenges.” more
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrive for a trilateral meeting with the U.S. president in The Hague on March 25, 2014. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Building the Future of Japanese-South Korean Diplomacy

Professor Chung-in Moon comments on the state and future of Japan-South Korea relations in advance of the Asia Society Policy Institute's related event on June 19. more

North Korea: 'There Is No Silver Bullet' (Complete)

ASNC panel debates options available to the international community with regard to North Korea, such as sanctions and more (or less) engagement. more

A Secret Society: Life Inside North Korea (Complete)

Defectors, human rights and humanitarian aid experts, and international security specialists assess what the international community can do with North Korea. more
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North Korea: What Can The International Community Do?

Human rights, humanitarian, and international security experts discuss the challenge of North Korea. more
Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns speaks at Asia Society New York during the Asia Society Policy Institute's formal launch event on April 8, 2014. (Ellen Waldrop/Asia Society)

Watch: Deputy Sec. of State Calls Focusing on Asia 'Great Challenge of Our Time'

Amb. William J. Burns said maintaining a focus on Asia will be “the great test for American diplomacy across the Asia-Pacific through the rest of the Obama Administration.” more
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping next to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon before the group photo at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit on March 25, 2014 in The Hague, Netherlands. Leaders from around the world have come to discuss matters related to international nuclear security, though the summit is overshadowed by recent events in Ukraine. (John Thys/Pool/Getty Images)

Listen: Assistant Secretary of State on the U.S. Strategic Rebalance Toward Asia

Daniel R. Russel, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, speaks about the Obama Administration's efforts to "rebalance" American foreign policy towards the Asia-Pacific region. more
A bird's eye view of the statue of the worker, peasant and working intellectual at the base of the Juche Tower.

Inside looking In

by Dualta Roughneen, the author of the book, "On the Inside, Looking In." more