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(L to R) Robin Wright (via videolink), Karim Sadjadpour, Kevin Rudd, and Frank G. Wisner discuss the Iran nuclear deal on July 22 at Asia Society New York. (Elsa M. Ruiz/Asia Society)

Video: Mixed Reviews Aside, Nuclear Pact a Sign US and Iran Are Learning 'to Deal With Each Other'

The landmark deal will face political and technical trouble in both Washington and Tehran, a panel of experts said Wednesday. But, they added, the agreement deserved support, and even celebration. more

Iran and the U.S.: After the Nuclear Deal (Complete)

Amb. Frank Wisner, Karim Sadjadpour, Robin Wright, and Kevin Rudd discuss the Iran nuclear deal and what it means for the U.S.-Iran relationship and the future of regional relations. more
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan speaks during a May 1, 2015 luncheon co-sponsored by Asia Society Southern California in Los Angeles, California. (Mario Anzuoni/Getty Images)

Listen: Kevin Rudd on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Japan's Economic and Security Policies

"It is difficult to overemphasize the significance of the Japanese government's current exercise in the reinterpretation of Japan's postwar constitution," says Kevin Rudd. more
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) in the Oval Office of the White House September 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Video: What Does India Have to Do to Get Into APEC?

India wants to join the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation, but current members worry it will "slow down the process of moving toward greater trade facilitation and liberalization." more

India in APEC? Why Some Countries May Be 'Reluctant to Embrace' the Idea

India is anxious to join the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation, but experts say some countries, including the U.S., worry it could drag down the process of trade liberalization within the organization. more
Issue Brief: India and APEC
A new Asia Society Policy Institute issue brief makes the case for India joining the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. more

India and APEC: Charting a Path to Membership (Complete)

Kevin Rudd, Ajay Banga, Shyam Saran, Alyssa Ayres, Fred Bergsten, and Chandrajit Banerjee discuss the advantages and impediments to India joining APEC. more
[L to R] Nisid Hajari, Kumar Ketkar and Shekhar Gupta

The Legacy of Partition

Nisid Hajari, Shekhar Gupta and Kumar Ketkar discuss the legacy of partition and its impact today. more
Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd speaks with guest host Ian Bremmer on Charlie Rose, July 10, 2015. (Jinq Qian/Asia Society)

Video: Kevin Rudd on How China Is 'Learning the Difficulties of Handling a Market'

On Charlie Rose, the Asia Society Policy Institute president discusses China’s ongoing economic reforms in light of the recent stock market plunge, as well as security issues in the Asia-Pacific. more
US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy (R) smiles with US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) president Philip Seng (L) and the mascot for US pork 'Gochipo' (C) as she inspects the US booth at the annual 'Foodex' food exhibition in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on March 3, 2015. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: With Fast-Track in Place, Key Issues Remain for TPP in Asia

Former Asia Society fellow Shom Sen writes that even though "Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations are in the home stretch, some key issues require hard decisions by respective governments." more