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Wendy Cutler, ASPI VP and Managing Director, and former U.S. trade negotiator, says there's an opportunity for Trump and Xi to meet on G20 sidelines to get things moving on a more constructive path.
ASPI President Kevin Rudd says we are at the the very beginning of the deep reappraisal of Chinese long-term strategy towards the United States.
Lindsey Ford talks with independent advisor April Rinne about the bumpy patch she predicts for one of China's fastest growing sectors.
Visiting the U.S. Naval Academy, Kevin Rudd asks 10 significant questions of policy makers in this new era of strategic competition between the U.S. and China.
Kevin Rudd says that providing sanitation and water for all is a part of eliminating global poverty and reaching Sustainable Development Goals.
Daniel Russel says the U.S. must close gaps with China and other powers and push North Korea harder on denuclearization.

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In this conversation with Jonathan Landreth, Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd discusses the implications of China's internet operating apart from the rest of the world.
South Korea President Moon Jae-in expressed optimism about the relationship between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump and called for the world to help Pyongyang develop.
Daniel Russel and Wendy Sherman explain how North Korea walked away as the big winner in Tuesday's summit with President Trump in Singapore.
Kevin Rudd, Lindsey Ford, and others share their thoughts about Tuesday's historic meeting of the U.S. and North Korean leaders.
Rather than help the isolated Southeast Asian country solve its problems, the social network has instead amplified them. But Myanmar's challenges go far beyond Facebook.

Upcoming Events

  • Film
     /  Texas
    28 Oct 2018
    3:45 - 7 p.m.
    In partnership with Firestarter and HOPE Clinic, Asia Society Texas Center presents the Houston premiere of "Seeds of All Things," which follows the journeys of a Houston health clinic and the immigrant families it serves in the months before the 2016 elections.
  • Discussion
     /  New York
    29 Oct 2018
    6:30 - 8 p.m.
    Over the past roughy six months, major international newspapers, scholars, and advocacy organizations have documented a campaign by China’s government to “transform” local ethnic Muslim populations in the far western region of Xinjiang.
  • Conference
     /  Australia
    01 Nov 2018
    9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    A new signature event by Asia Society Australia - an annual executive forum taking the pulse of the major developments in Asia and the state of Australia’s engagement with the region
  • Discussion
     /  New York
    07 Nov 2018
    8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
    Join us for a discussion on the upcoming Asia Summits (ASEAN, East Asia Summit, and APEC) and the U.S. midterm elections with Ambassador Kristie Kenney, one of America’s most highly decorated public servants, and Asia Society Policy Institute's Daniel Russel.
  • Panel Discussion
     /  Texas
    14 Nov 2018
    6:15 - 7:45 p.m.
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and other recent record flood events, what can Houston learn from Asian cities with similar environmental landscapes and urban profiles? Join Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation on the way forward for Houston as a city, and the urban planning, development, and transportation solutions to a sustainable future.
  • Panel Discussion
     /  Asia Society Philippines
    29 Nov 2018
    3 - 5 p.m.
    The third installment of the series will address misconceptions about the safety of the region, and achieving long lasting peace.
  • Discussion
     /  Texas
    17 Jan 2019
    5:45 - 8 p.m.
    Johns Hopkins SAIS Dean Vali Nasr, a leading scholar and expert on American foreign policy and Iran, will discuss the future of U.S.-Iran relations after the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal.

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