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AsiaSociety.org articles, op-eds, videos and blog posts on North Korea.

After Thursday's vote added two key Asia-Pacific allies, the U.S. could now find greater support in pursuing actions favorable to its interests in the region, writes Andrew Billo.
Almost a week into the 16-day event, here's a look at how triumphant Asian Olympians reacted when they realized they had just won a medal.
Official North Korean media have dismissed rumors of any impending reforms in the country, but supreme leader Kim's actions suggest something different.
An author talk hosted by Asia Society Northern California and the World Affairs Council offers searing firsthand testimony of human rights abuses in the DPRK.
The "Great Successor" now has his very own propaganda hymn, entitled "Onwards Toward the Final Victory." Watch the video for it here, and download the sheet music.
Author Blaine Harden discusses his new book, 'Escape from Camp 14,' and the future of North Korea's notorious labor camps.
We pick three of our favorite accordion videos from Asia.
One of the great dilemmas of U.S. foreign policy is that at the strategic crossroads of East Asia—a region so vital to American interests—is a country with which the United States is technically still at war.
North Korea's failed satellite launch last week doesn't mean the hermit kingdom won't try, and succeed, in the future, says George W. Bush's Asia adviser.
Deterrence is a viable strategy for Iran's nuclear ambitions, argues former U.S. Secretary of State.