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Future of East Asia

The discussion will offer high-level perspectives on the shifts in economics, culture, policy and security. more

Future of East Asia

The discussion will offer high-level perspectives on the shifts in economics, culture, policy and security. 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
Massive statues of Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Greetings from Fierce Leaders in North Korea

Massive statues of Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr) more
Joseph Kim and his new book 'Under the Same Sky: From Starvation in North Korea to Salvation in America.' (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Chaos under the Surface: Joseph Kim Recounts the Great Famine in North Korea

The story of Joseph Kim, a North Korean refugee and, now, the author of a new memoir, Under the Same Sky: Starvation in North Korea to Salvation in America. more
Boats bob up and down under the stormy grey sky in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Floating Below the Mist in North Korea

Boats bob up and down under the stormy grey sky in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr) more
Joseph Kim and his new book 'Under the Same Sky: From Starvation in North Korea to Salvation in America.' (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Interview: From North Korea to NYC, Defector Recounts His Unlikely Journey

North Korea is completely isolated politically and geographically," says author Joseph Kim. "So in some ways it’s tempting for us to think of North Koreans as aliens from another Earth. But we are all basically the same people." more
A man rushes past a war memorial statute in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Walking Past History in North Korea

A man rushes past a war memorial statute in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr) more

Famine in North Korea: A Survivor's Tale

Please join ASSC & Korea Foundation for a discussion with Joseph Kim, North Korean defector & author, Under the Same Sky: From Starvation in North Korea to Salvation in America and Sohn Jie-Ae, former CNN reporter in Korea, will moderate. more
An Iranian youth listens to music as he walks through central Tehran. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekly Rewind: Iran's 'Generation Normal,' Nepal's Child Goddess, and a Trip to the North Korea-China Border

Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed. more