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Category: Policy

Photo of the Day: Self-Portrait with Monument

Policy

A Chinese security guard stationed on the Great Wall looks his best before a visit by US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. 

China Tears Down Ai Weiwei's Studio

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in the courtyard of his home in Beijing, where he remains under house arrest, on Nov. 7, 2010. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Ai Weiwei's case suggests China may be ratcheting up the pressure against its internal critics.

Photo of the Day: Slain Pakistan Governor Is Mourned

Policy

Pakistani civil society activists light candles in front of a portrait of the slain governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer.

Photo of the Day: Queensland Flooding Continues

Policy

Floodwaters spread across the runway of the airport at Rockhampton, in eastern Queensland, Australia.

Photo of the Day: A Photo-Op for a Young Afghan

Policy

An Afghan child stands near US soldiers from Alpha Troop 1-75 Cavalry 2nd Brigade 101st Airborne Division leaving the Siah Choy village during a foot patrol in Zari district of Kandahar province on December 21, 2010.

The Power of Diplomacy: An Indonesian Perspective

In Houston on Dec. 17, Indonesian Ambassador Dr. Dino Patti Djalal addressed the primacy of dimplomacy and soft power in his nation's foreign and domestic policy. (ASTC)
Policy

Indonesia's Ambassador to the US addressed the evolution of his nation's partnership with the US and Indonesia's role as an emerging regional power. 

Video: War Between North and South Korea Unlikely

Policy

Jamie Metzl discusses the unlikely war between North and South Korea during an appearance on CNN.

Is China’s Economy Growing Too Fast?

Policy

Jamie Metzl discusses the outlook for China's economy during an appearance on Fox Business.

Dalai Lama: Climate Change More Urgent than Tibetan Autonomy

A scene from <i>The Melt</i> compares the level of the glaciers in 1921 to 2007. (Asia Society Center on US-China Relations)
Policy

In a leaked diplomatic cable the Dalai Lama indicates that climate change needs to be the focus of talks with China.

Former Asia Society Chairman Richard Holbrooke Dead at 69