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David Petraeus: Trump's Syria Strike 'Right Action To Take'

Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran shares a laugh with General (Ret.) David Petraeus at Asia Society in New York on April 11, 2017. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

But the retired general reminded an Asia Society audience that "one strike does not a strategy make."

Songkran Festival 2017: Photos of Thailand's Annual Water-Splashing Celebration

Young people line up to splash water on each other during the Songkran festival on April 13, 2008, in Luang Prabang, Laos. (Chumsak Kanoknan/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

The Thai celebrate the Songkran festival with a splash.

The Big TPP Meeting in Chile, Explained

U.S. President Donald Trump shows the Executive Order withdrawing the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after signing it in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on Monday, January 23, 2017. (Ron Sachs/Pool-Getty Images)
Policy

Asia Society Policy Institute Vice President Wendy Cutler tells us what to look for at the first big Asia-Pacific trade summit following the U.S. withdrawal from TPP.

The Removal of South Korea's President

 South Korean man reads extra edition newspaper reporting impeached President Park Geun-hye on March 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

A Seoul court has upheld the conviction of Park Geun-hye, auguring changes for the country — and the region.

Lost at Sea: Four Famous Shipwrecks Waiting To Be Discovered

Changsha ewers artifacts trapped in a coral concretion on the top of the wreck mound. Items from the Belitung shipwreck can be seen at Asia Society Museum's 'Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia' exhibition. (Michael Flecker)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

"Today, dozens of historically significant ships that sit in the vast depths around the world preserve rich tales of history."

The Lives of Sex Workers in Modern China

Women hide their faces as police raid an entertainment venue in Beijing, China suspected of offering prostitution services. (China Photos/Getty)
Current Affairs

Author Zhang Lijia discusses the women who inspired her novel about China's massive sex industry.

Our Picks From Around Asia: Duterte's Reign, A North Korea Purge, and the Chinese Who Marched on Washington

 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) during a combat drill of the service personnel of the special operation battalion of the Korean People's Army Unit 52. (KCNA/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

This week's best content from Asia, courtesy of the Asia Society family.

Video: Asian Americans Offer Advice to President Trump

Current Affairs

If you had 60 seconds with the 45th president, what would you say? We asked local Asian Americans to tell us — on camera.

What Should the Trump Administration Do in Asia? 11 Experts Weigh In

U.S. President Donald Trump (C) signs two executive orders during a visit to the Department of Homeland Security with Vice President Mike Pence, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and other officials January 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

Distinguished individuals from academia, the media, the military, the government, and the private sector provide advice for the 45th president. 

Could China's System Replace Democracy?

A local resident votes during elections in the village of Wukan on March 31, 2014. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

The world may be turning from democracy — but the alternatives possess serious flaws.