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#TBT: In 2005, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton Lead Post-Tsunami Relief Efforts at Asia Society Summit

Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton with Richard C. Holbrooke at the Asia Society Washington Center-sponsored Tsunami Private Sector Summit in Washington, DC, in 2005. (Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: Former U.S. presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton spoke at Asia Society’s summit on tsunami relief.

How Is Asia's Rise Changing the Global Order?

Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd moderates a discussion at Harvard Law School to launch ASPI's initiative on the future of the global order. (Benn Craig/Harvard Kenndy School)
Policy

Panelists discuss the future of the global order at Harvard University on Tuesday.

Photo of the Day: Parked on a Deserted Street in China

A rusty wheelbarrow is parked on a deserted street in Beijing, China on September 16, 2015. (Jens Schott Knudsen/Flickr)
Multimedia

A rusty wheelbarrow is parked on a deserted street in Beijing, China on September 16, 2015. (Jens Schott Knudsen/Flickr)

Before and After: This Is What's Happening to Historic Sites in the Middle East

Umayyad Mosque in Aleppo, Syria. (Aleppo Media Center/Antiquities Coalition)
ArtsCurrent AffairsPolicy

Before-and-after photos offer a glimpse of the recent destruction of historic sites and cultural treasures in the Middle East and Africa.

Video: How 'Leninist Political Tactics' are Constraining China's Economic Reforms

(L to R) Evan Medeiros, Kevin Rudd, and Daniel H. Rosen speak at Asia Society New York. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Current AffairsPolicy

Experts say questions about the state of China's economy will hang over President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington, and that domestic Chinese politics could thwart badly needed economic reforms. 

Xi Jinping Offers an Opening

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) arrives for a meeting with five United States state governors to discuss clean technology and economic development September 22, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Pool/Getty)
Current AffairsPolicy

In a speech delivered Tuesday evening in Seattle, the Chinese president struck a conciliatory note — but will he be flexible on key policy issues?

Photo of the Day: Feeding the Fish in Bangladesh

A farmer feeds the fish in her pond in Bagerhat, Bangladesh on May 30, 2015. (Md Masudur Rahaman/Flickr)
Multimedia

A farmer feeds the fish in her pond in Bagerhat, Bangladesh on May 30, 2015. (Md Masudur Rahaman/Flickr)

Xi Jinping's Seattle Speech: What to Look For and How to Watch

Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to deliver a speech on Tuesday evening in Seattle, Washington, on the first day of his U.S. tour. (Getty Images)
Policy

The Chinese president begins a much-anticipated trip to the United States with a speech on Tuesday night. 

Interview: Crowdfunding Journalism to Confront the Media Industry's 'Huge Problem'

An article appearing on the Byline platform. (Byline.com)
Current Affairs

Asia 21 Young Leader Seung-yoon Lee discusses his new media startup Byline and how its model aims to counter the prevailing trends upending traditional journalism.

Photo of the Day: An Endless Green Trail in Malaysia

Sunway Lagoon Suspension Bridge surrounded by lush green trees in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 28, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)
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Sunway Lagoon Suspension Bridge surrounded by lush green trees in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 28, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)