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H.E. Mr Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan

Business of Asia - Lunch with H.E Mr Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan

H.E Mr Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan to speak in Canberra at Business Community “Welcome” Lunch more
L: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Mojtaba Salimi/Wikimedia Commons). R: U.S. President Barack Obama (National Defense University/Wikimedia Commons).

Iran and the US: Where Things Stand (SOLD OUT)

A discussion between Amb. Hossein Mousavian, a former senior Iranian diplomat and nuclear negotiator, and Gary Sick, Iran expert and former National Security Council member. more
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (2L) shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping (3rd L) during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People April 9, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

How China's Security Commission Can Manage Crises By Learning from the Past

Matt Stumpf, Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute's Washington office, proposes five practices to make the commission more effective. more
Daniel Pinkston

The Risks of Intelligence Failure in the ROK and Why It Matters

Daniel Allen Pinkston, the Northeast Asia Deputy Project Director for the International Crisis Group, was the speaker for our March luncheon lecture. more
An Afghan policeman stands guard at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul on July 2, 2013. (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)

2014: South Asia's Make or Break Year

2013 was a challenging year for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, and this year could define the fate of the region for years to come. The U.S. can enhance stability by pursuing a regional strategy. more
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with reporters at the U.S. Capitol before testifying to the Senate Banking and Urban Affairs Committee in Washington, DC on Nov. 13, 2013. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Political Opposition Complicates Iran Nuclear Negotiations

The interim nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 nations is facing domestic criticism in Iran and the United States. Continued political opposition to the agreement could complicate and even jeopardize future talks. more
(Fort George G. Meade/Flickr)

Book Excerpt: 'Cyber War Will Not Take Place' by Thomas Rid

In his new book, Thomas Rid explores the opportunities and challenges that cyberspace creates for those who use violence for political purposes. more
Thomas Rid

Interview: Does Cyber Terror Need to Be Violent to Be Considered a 'War'?

Author Thomas Rid says he "can't see a good reason why an innovation that has never injured or killed a single human being — cyber-attacks — should prompt us to rethink the notion of war." more
H.E. Koro Bessho, new Japanese Ambassador to Korea

Building Relationships of Trust between Japan and Korea

Asia Society Korea Center 2013 Ambassador Series, Part 1 more
Pakistani cadets march during a ceremony on the 136th birth anniversary of Pakistan's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah at his mausoleum in Karachi on December 25, 2012. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)

Video: Pakistan's Military Shift From India to Insurgents 'Genuine'

Despite a recent skirmish with its neighbor, the Pakistan military may be serious about putting insurgents on the hit list above India, says Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas. more