Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Rachel Beitarie reply to Nicholas Kristof's New York Times piece predicting that Xi Jinping will spearhead a resurgence in economic reforms.
With violent extremism plunging the country to new lows, Pakistan needs to focus all its energies on a multi-dimensional counter-extremism strategy at home, writes M. Bilal Lakhani.
When former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel addressed educators at an Asia Society conference last year, reports Eleise Jones, he seemed to be "truly speaking their language."
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.
Princely pedigree and family roots in East Asia's conflicted past run deep among incoming leaders in Beijing, Tokyo, Pyongyang and Seoul.
Asia Society's Tom Nagorski shares his firsthand impressions of the remarkable "leadership stories" he heard at the 2012 Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh last month.
25-year-old Humaira Bachal is grabbing attention worldwide with her fight for equal access to education in Pakistan.
Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel is President Obama's pick for Secretary of Defense. Watch his comments on Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, made at Asia Society in October 2008.
"A purdah mentality still dogs Indian society," writes Mira Kamdar. "A woman who can be seen is seen as a woman available for violation."
Asia Society Associate Fellow John Ciorciari argues that in 2013, economics should take precedence over nationalism in the conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
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