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Simon Tay, Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow and author of Asia Alone: The Dangerous Post-Crisis Divide from America.

Obama Sets Asean-US Summit for Sidelines of UN Meeting

President Obama plans to meet leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on the sidelines of this month's UN General Assembly session. more
In this frame grab made off undated North Korea's Korean Central Television (KCTV) footage aired on October 11, 2008 North Korean leader Kim Jong Il claps as he inspects a female military unit in North Korea. (Korean Central Television/Yonhap via Getty Images)

North Korea Convenes Rare Party Conference

All eyes are on North Korea this week, as the ruling Korean Workers Party is expected to hold a historic meeting of delegates. more
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during a press conference in Doha on September 5, 2010 (Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty Images)

As Iran's President Heads to New York, an Opportunity

Suzanne DiMaggio discusses the ramifications of Iran's President upcoming visit to NY. more
Sri Lankan lawyers carry a makeshift coffin during a protest in Colombo on September 7, 2010 against a draft bill of the constitution that is being rushed through parliament on an urgent basis. (Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP/Getty Images)

Sri Lanka's Growing Authoritarianism

A new amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution may cause a stir in the country's political arena. more
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard (L) laughs beside Federal opposition leader Tony Abbott (R) after she finally secured enough independents to form the new government at Parliament House in Canberra on September 7, 2010. (Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images)

Australia Has a New Government, Finally

The incumbent Labor Party—under the nation's first-ever female Prime Minister, Julia Gillard—is forming a minority government. more

Pakistan's Deadly Floods

Hassan Abbas speaks to Bloomberg about the recent flooding in Pakistan. more
In this frame grab made off undated North Korea's Korean Central Television (KCTV) footage aired on October 11, 2008 North Korean leader Kim Jong Il claps as he inspects a female military unit in North Korea. (Korean Central Television/Yonhap via Getty Images)

Reasons Behind Kim Jong-il's Recent China Visit

Kim Jong-il visits China, again. more
Simon Tay, Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow and author of Asia Alone: The Dangerous Post-Crisis Divide from America.

An Emerging Economic Divide

The interdependent nature of the US and Asian markets is the subject of Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow Simon Tay's new book Asia Alone: The Dangerous Post-Crisis Divide from America more
A TV grab from CCTV taken on May 7, 2010 shows Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) shaking hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il in Beijing on May 7. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Society's John Delury Speaks to Kim Jong-il's Surprise Visit to China

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is visiting China today with his son, who is also Kim's suspected heir, South Korean officials said. more
Villagers, displaced from their homes by flooding, hold empty containers as they queue for soup and relief rations on August 25, 2010 in the Sultan Colony Army flood relief camp near Muzaffargarh in Punjab, Pakistan. (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Pakistan's Growing Pains

Pakistan's problems are not just limited to flood relief at the moment. more