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Missiles are displayed during a military parade to mark 100 years since the birth of the country's founder Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang on April 15, 2012. (Pedro Ugarte/AFP/Getty Images)

Podcast: North Korea Goes Ballistic

North Korea is rapidly nearing capability to launch nuclear missiles around the world. The Asia Society Podcast explores how that happened and what can be done. more
Two cleaners have a rest on a bench at the Bund before the Huangpu River and the skyline of the Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty)

Podcast: China's Economy — Headed for a Crash?

As the "China Miracle" runs out of steam, experts are divided on just how bad it will get. The Asia Society Podcast dissects what the country is grappling with. more
Protestors speak out against "honor killings" of women in Lahore, Pakistan on November 21, 2008. (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Podcast: Women Confront 'Honor Killing' in Pakistan

In the sixth episode of the Asia Society Podcast, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy discusses violence against women who supposedly shame their family. more
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (C) celebrates her victory in Taipei on January 16, 2016. (Philippe Lopez/Getty Images)

Podcast: Taiwan's New Direction

In the fifth episode of the Asia Society Podcast, we look at the implications of a new government on the island that may be less friendly toward Beijing. more
Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi hold posters bearing her image as they listen to her speak during a campaign rally for the National League for Democracy in Yangon on November 1, 2015. (Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

Podcast: Myanmar's Road to Democracy

In the fourth episode of the Asia Society Podcast, we trace how the Southeast Asian nation went from five decades of hardline military rule to free elections, and explore what could lie ahead. more
A Syrian policeman patrols Greco-Roman ruins in the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria, on March 14, 2014, before Islamic State forces seized the city the following year. (Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images)

Podcast: Financing Terror Through 'Cultural Cleansing'

In the third episode of the Asia Society Podcast, we’ll look at the destruction and trafficking of antiquities in the Middle East — how it perpetuates terrorism and what can be done to stop it. more
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani waves to journalists next to a portrait of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on June 13, 2015. (Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty)

Podcast: Iran's Political 'Midlife Crisis'

In the second episode of the Asia Society Podcast, we'll look at how shifting demographics and political inclinations in Iran led to a historic nuclear deal, and what it might suggest about the country's future. more
Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags in Berlin on March 28, 2014. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty)

Who Is Xi Jinping? Introducing the Asia Society Podcast

The first episode of the Asia Society Podcast explores the man that some have labeled the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao. more
Members of the United Nations Police Unit (UNPOL) and the National Police Force carry out a special operation targeting human trafficking in Indonesia in 2008. (United Nations Photo/flickr)

Listen: Experts Discuss a Strategy for Putting an End to Human Trafficking

Asia Society recently hosted a phone briefing on human trafficking for its corporate members with experts from the law firm Arnold and Porter. Click the link to listen to the discussion. more
Pakistani students wave national flags at the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi on August 14, 2011, to mark the 64th Independence Day of Pakistan. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)

Podcast: Another Pakistan, the Two-Hour Version

Nearly a month of strong conversation in Pakistan this past summer, distilled to two radio hours. Click to listen. more