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Watching Cairo from Kabul and Karachi

At least a million protestors sing Egypt's national anthem at Sidi Gaber, Alexandria on February 1, 2011. (Al Jazeera English)
Policy

The spectacular developments in Egypt are being projected and interpreted in Asia in a variety of ways.

Ridding India of Firenghis? New Visa Policy Ousts Foreigners Earning Less Than $25k

Policy

The Indian government recently began enforcing a mandate that foreign nationals working in the country must earn above $25,000.

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim on Lessons for Asia from Egypt and Tunisia

Malaysia's opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim to speak at Asia Society in New York on February 8, 2010 at 6:30 pm ET. Tune in for free live webcast.
Policy

Malaysia's opposition leader to speak at Asia Society in New York. 

Asia Heeds Lessons from Egypt and Tunisia

Egyptian protestors hold their national flag during demonstration in Cairo on January 25, 2011 demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak (Al Jazeera).
Policy

Asia Society experts Jamie Metzl Philip Shishkin discuss demonstrations in Egypt and lessons for Asia. 

Asia Stars in Obama's State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivering the State of the Union address on Jan. 25, 2011. (Whitehouse.gov)
Policy

The President's address proves Asia is very much on Americans' minds these days.

What Happened to Pakistan's Super-Spy?

A video received by Flashpoint Global Partners in July 2010 showed Colonel Sultan Amir Tarar reading a message at the behest of his Pakistani Taliban captors. (http://www.flashpoint-intel.com/)
Policy

A mentor to the Afghan Taliban falls victim to a new generation of extremists.

China and the US: Doom and Gloom, Profits and Hope

General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt at Asia Society's 2010 Awards Dinner in New York on Nov. 16, 2010. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Policy

There's a lot of talk in the United States about being overtaken by a rising China. But is all the economic doom and gloom only on one side of the Pacific?

Video: Metzl Looks at Obama's Agenda During Hu Visit on CNN

Policy

Appearing on CNN's Parker Spitzer Show, Asia Society Executive Vice-President Jamie Metzl said Hu's visit is 'critically important.'

Asia Society Fellows Provide 'The Takeaway' on Hu's Visit

US President Barack Obama stands with Chinese President Hu Jintao (L) during a State Arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on Jan. 19, 2011. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Simon Tay and Shen Dingli offer public radio some background on what's unfolding in Washington. 

An Open Letter to President Hu Jintao... from Uncle Sam

US President Barack Obama (L) shaking hands with Chinese President Hu Jintao during their bilateral meeting in Seoul at the start of the G20 summit on Nov. 11, 2010. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

US-China collaboration is the key to solving this century's challenges.