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Why Trump's Middle East Strategy Is Not a 'Radical Departure' From Obama's

An Iraqi man in Najaf displays his finger to the camera on January 30, 2005 in Najaf, Iraq. The purple dye indicates that he has just voted in Iraq's first elections. (Brent Stirton/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

A conversation with Shadi Hamid on the president's Middle East policy, democracy vs. liberalism, and why impeachment talk makes him uncomfortable.

Time Lapse: Watch Eko Nugroho Paint His Epic Street-Inspired Mural

Eko Nugroho paints a mural at Asia Society Museum in New York. (Salvador Pantoja/Asia Society)
Arts

The acclaimed Indonesian artist makes the wall "a victim" of his painting.

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."

Photos: The People in Asia Who Don't Love Valentine's Day

Pakistani men protest against Valentine's Day celebrations in Karachi on February 12, 2017.
Current Affairs

While the holiday has become hugely popular across Asia, some associate it with cultural or religious imperialism. 

How 'Modern Sexism' Influences American Politics

Republican nominee Donald Trump (R) watches Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton during the second presidential debate on October 9, 2016.(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty)
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Political scientist Elizabeth Simas describes how gender issues in recent presidential elections have led to historic gaps in voter behavior.

17 Stunning Photos of Indonesia's Performing Masked Monkeys

A performing monkey in Jakarta. (Ed Wray)
Arts

The Jakarta-based photographer Ed Wray profiles a cruel practice that has since been banned by the Indonesian government.

The Asia Society Experts Forecast: What to Expect in 2017

Evan Medeiros, Josette Sheeran, Ruchir Sharma, and Tom Nagorski predict what will happen in Asia in 2017. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Political and economic intrigue in China, instability in South Korea, and a retreat from globalization are among the predictions.

Our Picks From Around Asia: Philippine Drug Wars, Manhood in Cambodia, and More

Activists hold a candle light vigil for victims of the extra judicial killings in the drug war of the government in front of a church in Manila on September 16, 2016. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)
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This week's best content from Asia, courtesy of the Asia Society family.

Wynton Marsalis: Piano Prodigy Joey Alexander Is 'Not Something You Can Even Explain'

The Indonesian piano prodigy Joey Alexander (Carol Friedman)
Arts

The legendary trumpeter told the San Diego Union-Tribute that he "wasn't anywhere near Joey's sophistication at his age."

Why ASEAN Continues To 'Make Haste Slowly'

(L to R) Daniel Russel, Rui Maria de Arujo, Kevin Rudd, and Albert Chua discuss ASEAN at Asia Society in New York on September 23, 2016. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Officials from the United States and ASEAN defend the Southeast Asian organization's "frustrating" consensus model.