In this inaugural episode of Asia Inside Out, Asia Society Policy Institute's Lindsey Ford speaks with Rob York and Jean Lee to dig into North Korea's dynastic family.
Rice University's Steven Lewis, an Asia Society Associate Fellow, says the sacking of the Communist Party boss in Chongqing could have a "chilling" impact on other Chinese officials.
"The family has a tough way forward in gaining popular confidence," says political analyst Yashwant Deshmukh. "However, that’s the only way they can cling to power, that is, gaining people’s confidence."
Charles K. Armstrong says a conference attended by a North Korea nuclear envoy showed the country is continuing to implement, and even accelerating negotiation efforts put in motion before the death of Kim Jong Il.
A U.S. sergeant's slaying of 16 Afghan civilians could not only stall U.S. efforts to negotiate with the Taliban, but give the group more public support ahead of U.S. combat troop withdrawal next year, according to Asia Society experts.
Thoughts on International Women's Day, from a panel of experts and from Asia Society's President.
Robert D. Hormats gives specific recommendations for the next 40 years of U.S.-China relations.
While the media focuses on the role of global development institutions, a number of experts are urging Myanmar’s government to reach out to its nationals abroad, writes Andrew Billo.
The U.S. Under Secretary of Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment speaks with Asia Blog in advance of his March 6 appearance at Asia Society in New York.
It is now time for Washington to match its pressure tactics with an equally aggressive diplomatic strategy with Iran, writes Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio.
The current period of both economic want and political transition in North Korea is an opportunity for the United States to achieve some long-held goals, writes Matt Stumpf.