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People watch a television screen showing a breaking news on North Korea's long-range rocket launch at Seoul Station on February 7, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. (Han Myung-Gu/Getty Images)

Kevin Rudd: North Korea a 'Problem Infinitely Greater Than Tehran'

The Asia Society Policy Institute president discussed Pyongyang's latest provocation in an interview with the BBC World Service. more
Japan's Deputy Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama discussed East Asian security and economics in conversation with Asia Society Policy Institute Kevin Rudd. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Senior Japanese Official: North Korea a 'Crying Baby'

Deputy Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama, who appeared on Wednesday at Asia Society, also explained why China's economic slowdown is "not good for anybody." more
U.S. Marines from 3rd Marine Expeditionary force deployed from Okinawa, Japan, cover themselves in snow with South Korean marines during a winter military training on January 28, 2016 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty)

Photos: U.S. And South Korean Marines Hold Snowy Subzero Training

Amid tensions with North Korea, American and South Korean troops share military strategy and some light moments. more
Critics fear that the legislative changes made to Article 9 last November will lead to the swift remilitarization of Japan. (Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

Is Japan's Commitment to Pacifism Wavering?

Despite legislative changes introduced by Shinzo Abe last year, observers say the country is unlikely to remilitarize. more
Asia Society's Asia Society's Tom Nagorski predicts that Iran will make good on its end of the nuclear deal, but this still doesn't mean that tensions between Tehran and Washington will cease.

'Sixteen for '16': Predictions for Asia in 2016

Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski on what's on tap for Asia in the new year. more