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  • America and South Korea Want Stability—and North Korea Knows It

    Richard Javad Heydarian Politics, Asia Perhaps no one will rock the boat? They say it is only in times of difficulty when you truly know who your true friends are. Well, in the world of high-stakes geopolitics, it’s a matter of knowing who, at the very least, has an interest in a strongman remaining alive, when too many are too eager to see him dead. Among the most revealing episodes during the recent brouhaha over Kim Jung-un’s misreported death last month was the reaction of the South Korean...

    The National Interest
  • United Against Hate, Asian American legislators and activists discuss what the rise in anti-Asian racism means to the community

    Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.), John Yang of Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC and Manju Kulkarni of A3PCON share their thoughts on the ramifications of anti-Asian racism with NBC correspondent Vicky Nguyen.

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  • AP Week in Pictures, North America

    May 15–May 21, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. This week’s selection includes a

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  • Do Americans Even Care About North Korea?

    Peter Harris Security, Asia "The reality is that North Korea just does not resonate in US domestic politics – not its gross human rights abuses (perhaps the worst in the world), not its nuclear program, and not the latent threat that Pyongyang poses to America’s allies and the tens of thousands of US troops based in Northeast."  It is unlikely that any serious work will be done to improve US-North Korean relations during the remainder of this year. Having entertained grand hopes for resolving...

    The National Interest