Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, foreign editor of the Hindustan Times and Asia Society associate fellow, says India's involvement in the Maldives' political turmoil is a way for New Delhi to show not just its regional, but global leadership ability.
"Beyond a small number of people in Phnom Penh, no one really cares about what is happening to the Khmer Rouge in the tribunal," says former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. and Asia Society Associate Fellow Sichan Siv.
Contrasts between the way some diplomatic topics are thought about on opposite sides of the Pacific can be striking, and these different worldviews can complicate meetings between leaders, writes Jeffrey Wasserstrom.
Asia Blog speaks with one of the editors of No Enemies, No Hatred, a collection of writings by Liu, the Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner who helped author the Charter 08 pro-democracy manifesto.
In advance of a screening of a new documentary about coverage of Nixon's historic 1972 visit to China, we asked Mike Chinoy, Orville Schell and Max Frankel what that trip meant to the country's future.
Twitterannounced on Thursday that it will reserve the right to "reactively withhold" tweets on a country-to-country basis. "As we continue to grow internationally, we will enter countries that have different ideas about the contours of freedom of expression," declared the official Twitter blog.
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