Andrew Gilholm, senior Northeast Asia analyst with the consultancy Control Risks, says it's "tough to see" a peaceful resolution to current tensions.
Nathan McMurray, legal advisor for Samsung in Seoul, writes that the recent ratcheting up of tensions between North and South may be more than just a story this time.
A ChinaFile panel of experts assess whether China might finally be out of patience with its intractable smaller neighbor.
The chief U.S. envoy to the Six Party Talks reflects on what's behind North Korea's latest round of provocations and how much China can be engaged to help quell the crisis.
Kim Jong Un's most recent provocation perpetuates North Korea's policy of favoring a military-first policy over the needs of its people.
Princely pedigree and family roots in East Asia's conflicted past run deep among incoming leaders in Beijing, Tokyo, Pyongyang and Seoul.
With a resurgent nationalism just one trend potentially threatening the region, new leaders settling into office need to provide steady hands, says Asia Society's Michael Kulma.
Asia Blog has compiled a list of 12 of the most newsworthy figures of 2012. It's your turn to vote on who you think had the most impact.
Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski offers his predictions on Asia for the year to come — but he'd "be surprised if any of them came true."
North Korean media have officially dismissed rumors of any impending reforms in the country, but supreme leader Kim's actions suggest something different.
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