Daniel Russel discusses how the 45th president has managed Asia policy since taking office and previews Trump's upcoming trip to the continent.
It would be surprising if Kim Jong Un can reinvent and sustain the system as his father did after 1994, argues Andrew Gilholm.
For the new leadership of North Korea, its primary goals will be to seek regime survival by consolidating power within North Korea first. This alone is an opportunity for the United States, China and the other parties.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Bertil Linter says it is "highly unlikely that Kim Jong Il’s death will usher in a new era in North Korea’s polity."
Asia Society Associate Fellows Charles Armstrong and John Delury offer instant analysis on the death of Kim Jong Il and its implications for the region.
Asia Society's Mike Kulma says Kim Jong Un is unlikely to consolidate his power quickly.
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai wonders if the death of Kim Jong Il will bring about Myanmar-like reforms in North Korea.
Veteran diplomats outline their respective countries' positions in a rare public dialogue.
Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas examines the misconceptions surrounding the Muslim observance of Ashura and why terrorists and extremists like al-Qaeda and the Taliban often attack Ashura-related gatherings.
A fire ripped through a privately-owned hospital in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, before dawn on Friday, killing 89 patients, who mostly died from smoke inhalation.
The former Iranian diplomat discusses his country's relations with America, Saudi Arabia and Syria.