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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrive for a trilateral meeting with the U.S. president in The Hague on March 25, 2014. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Building the Future of Japanese-South Korean Diplomacy

Professor Chung-in Moon comments on the state and future of Japan-South Korea relations in advance of the Asia Society Policy Institute's related event on June 19. more

North Korea: 'There Is No Silver Bullet' (Complete)

ASNC panel debates options available to the international community with regard to North Korea, such as sanctions and more (or less) engagement. more

A Secret Society: Life Inside North Korea (Complete)

Defectors, human rights and humanitarian aid experts, and international security specialists assess what the international community can do with North Korea. more
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North Korea: What Can The International Community Do?

Human rights, humanitarian, and international security experts discuss the challenge of North Korea. more
Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns speaks at Asia Society New York during the Asia Society Policy Institute's formal launch event on April 8, 2014. (Ellen Waldrop/Asia Society)

Watch: Deputy Sec. of State Calls Focusing on Asia 'Great Challenge of Our Time'

Amb. William J. Burns said maintaining a focus on Asia will be “the great test for American diplomacy across the Asia-Pacific through the rest of the Obama Administration.” more
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping next to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon before the group photo at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit on March 25, 2014 in The Hague, Netherlands. Leaders from around the world have come to discuss matters related to international nuclear security, though the summit is overshadowed by recent events in Ukraine. (John Thys/Pool/Getty Images)

Listen: Assistant Secretary of State on the U.S. Strategic Rebalance Toward Asia

Daniel R. Russel, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, speaks about the Obama Administration's efforts to "rebalance" American foreign policy towards the Asia-Pacific region. more
A bird's eye view of the statue of the worker, peasant and working intellectual at the base of the Juche Tower.

Inside looking In

by Dualta Roughneen, the author of the book, "On the Inside, Looking In." more

Ambassador of Japan Shares Regional Concerns

Uncertainty about China’s military ambitions and about the future of North Korea’s volatile regime top list. more
H.E. Jaroslav Olša, Jr. Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Korea

Window into 1950s North Korea

H.E. Jaroslav Olsa, Jr., Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Korea since 2008, gave the first luncheon lecture of the year. more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown here reviewing a military parade in Pyongyang on July 27, could be waving goodbye to hopes from the international community that he would "behave better" in 2013.  (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Scorecard: What Was Predicted for Asia's 2013 — and What Actually Happened

A year ago, Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski offered his predictions on Asia for the year ahead. How many of them came true? more