Former Iranian and U.S. diplomats said Tuesday that the interim nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 nations has created an opportunity for cooperation on other regional challenges.
A man on a horse silhouetted by the Taj Mahal in the background in India on December 4, 2013. (Ville Hyvönen/Flickr)
Prof. Odd Arne Westad, author of 'Restless Empire,' talks about how studying the past 250 years of Chinese history brought him to a new understanding of how China relates to the outside world, and what its long-term prospects look like.
A shady walkway lined with bare trees leads to blue waters in Beijing, China on December 9, 2013. (David Gordillo/Flickr)
The empty door and window frames give a glimpse of high tide in the Marshall Islands on November 7, 2013. (AusAID/Flickr)
We sorted through several boxes of official tourism slides taken in Iran during the 1960s and 70s — and we've reproduced two dozen of our favorites in this gallery.
"I don't think the problems of Asia today can be posed, let alone solved, through an East-versus-West binary," says the winner of an honorable mention in Asia Society's 2013 Bernard Schwartz Book Award.
A fisherman takes a break in the shade in Rock Islands, Palau on November 20, 2013. (Etoshas Pfanne/Flickr)
The interim nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 nations is facing domestic criticism in Iran and the United States. Continued political opposition to the agreement could complicate and even jeopardize future talks.