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Rashid: Coverage of Osama bin Laden's Death 'Never Objective' in US or Pakistan [Video]

U.S. television coverage following the death of Osama bin Laden.
Policy

Pakistan on the Brink author Ahmed Rashid features in a new video produced by students at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism entitled Dueling Narratives: The Death of Osama bin Laden in U.S. and Pakistani Media.

Interview: Former US Ambassador Speaks Out on 'Murky' Chen Guangcheng Saga

Chinese activist activist Chen Guangcheng (L) is seen in a wheelchair pushed by a nurse at the Chaoyang hospital in Beijing on May 2, 2012. (Jordan Pouille/AFP/GettyImages)
Policy

Former U.S. Ambassador to China Winston Lord says the U.S. government is likely doing everything it can to help ensure legal reformer Chen Guangcheng's rights.

Watch: Complete NY Concert by Pakistani Living Legend Arif Lohar

Arif Lohar in concert at Asia Society New York on Saturday, April 28, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Arts

Asia Society New York is still buzzing after last weekend's two sold-out performances by Pakistan's beloved balladeer Arif Lohar. Relive the magic whenever you want with this complete video of the Saturday show.

Expert: Chen Case Likely Raises 'Tense' Human Rights Issue in US-China Talks

Policy

Asia Society Senior Fellow Jamie Metzl tells CBS News the flight of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng in and out of U.S. hands is likely impacting the tone of U.S.-China talks in Beijing this week.

Photos: China's Chongqing, Somewhere Between 'Utopia and Reality' [Interview]

A temporary bedroom in a newly constructed village house in rural Chongqing. (Bo Wang)
Multimedia

Bo Wang returned to his hometown of Chongqing, China wanting to capture the rapid change occurring in the fast-growing megacity. The result is Heteroscapes, a stark, mesmerizing portrait of a conflicted city.

Photo of the Day: Cherry Blossom in Hiroshima, Japan

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Cherry blossom at the Hiroshima branch of the Japan Mint on April 22, 2012. (Paul and Joy/Flickr)

Interview: Translator Motoyuki Shibata on Manga, Murakami and Monkey Business

Motoyuki Shibata at Asia Society New York in December 2010.
Arts

Japan's master translator, a one-man conduit between American and Japanese literature, shares his thoughts on both literary cultures. Shibata appears with a panel of American and Japanese writers at Asia Society New York this Sunday, May 6.

Photo of the Day: Prayer Ribbons in Yunnan, China

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Red prayer ribbons in Yunnan province, China on April 14, 2012. (Tim Kelly/Flickr)

What Post-Osama Pakistan Really Needs: Police Reform

Pakistani policeman stop vehicles at a checkpoint upon their entry into Islamabad on April 30, 2012, ahead of Osama bin-Laden's first death anniversary. (Sajjad Qayyum/AFP/GettyImages)
Policy

"Having served on Pakistan’s police force and having lived in Abbottabad," writes Hassan Abbas, "I can confidently argue that a more resourceful and skilled police force there could have nabbed Bin Laden much earlier."

Photo of the Day: Uncommon Color in a 'Common' Indian Butterfly

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The Common Crow is a common butterfly in South Asia. In India, it is referred to as the Common Indian Crow. A close-up shot of the Common Indian Crow butterfly in Bangalore, India on April 28, 2012. (Parshotam Lal Tandon/Flickr)