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Former CIA Analyst: 'We Are Smoking Something' if We Think North Korea Denuclearization Is Achievable

(L to R) Chung-in Moon, Barbara Demick, Daniel Russell, and Sue Mi Terry speak at Asia Society in New York on June 19, 2017. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Sue Mi Terry says recent meetings with North Korean officials reemphasized the country's commitment to its nuclear weapons program.

35 Years After Vincent Chin's Murder, How Has America Changed?

Vincent Chin
Current Affairs

Asian Americans reflect on the racially motivated 1982 murder of a Chinese American man and its modern day legacy.

Iran's 'Scrupulous' Adherence to the Nuclear Deal Under Trump

(L to R) Gary Samore, Karim Sadjadpour, John Limbert, and Nazee Moinian speak at Asia Society in New York on June 9, 2017. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Experts say keeping the Iran nuclear deal isn't only good for stability in the U.S.-Iran relationship, but also for keeping hardline elements within Iran’s government in check.

How the Asian Financial Crisis Led to China’s Massive Graduate Unemployment

Students pack into a Chengdu, China job fair in 2005. Some 40,000 students competed for 10,000 jobs at the fair. (China Photos/Getty Images)
Education

A 1999 decision to radically expand higher education enrollment came amid Communist Party fears of social instability — and the repercussions are still being felt.

Why Trump Should Woo India

Right-wing activists of India's Hindu Sena party pose with a poster of Russian President Vladimir Putin, (L), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (2L) and US President-elect Donald Trump (R) during an event in New Delhi on January 19, 2017.(Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images)

The president's Asian charm offensive should not neglect the world's largest democracy.

A 'Very Dangerous Period' For the U.S. and China

China's second aircraft carrier during a launch ceremony at Dalian shipyard on April 26, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

Howard French describes how economics and demographics make China anxious to gain what it can in the next 10 to 15 years.

Dwayne Johnson’s Stuntman: ‘I’m Typecast Often and That’s Alright'

China's Athletics System Seeks to Learn from American Sports Culture

Chinese gymnasts pose with their medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty)
Current Affairs

Carrie Xu of the Pac-12 describes how Chinese university coaches are learning from their American counterparts.

How China's Past Informs its Push for Power

The South China Sea (C) is seen on a globe for sale at a bookstore in Beijing on June 15, 2016. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Author Howard French explains why Beijing's behavior in the South China Sea is consistent with how the country has always viewed itself.

Why the Rise of Robots Will Hit Developing Countries Hardest

Welding machine robots assemble automobile bodies at Toyota Motor's Tsutsumi plant. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Automation is eliminating manufacturing jobs around the world — and that may have dangerous side effects in the developing world.