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Photo of the Day: A Photo-Op for a Young Afghan

Policy

An Afghan child stands near US soldiers from Alpha Troop 1-75 Cavalry 2nd Brigade 101st Airborne Division leaving the Siah Choy village during a foot patrol in Zari district of Kandahar province on December 21, 2010.

Onions: Causing More Damage Than Just Watery Eyes

Indian traders check the quality of onions at the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) in Ahmedabad on December 21, 2010. India suspended exports of onions, a key food staple, after prices of the vegetable soared, adding to the government's inflation woes. (Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

A shortage of onions in India may cause more harm than just hunger.

The Power of Diplomacy: An Indonesian Perspective

In Houston on Dec. 17, Indonesian Ambassador Dr. Dino Patti Djalal addressed the primacy of dimplomacy and soft power in his nation's foreign and domestic policy. (ASTC)
Policy

Indonesia's Ambassador to the US addressed the evolution of his nation's partnership with the US and Indonesia's role as an emerging regional power. 

Video: War Between North and South Korea Unlikely

Policy

Jamie Metzl discusses the unlikely war between North and South Korea during an appearance on CNN.

Photo of the Day: Baby, It's Cold Outside

Multimedia

A group of elderly Chinese residents play football on a frozen river, as they gather for a winter swim in Shenyang, China, on December 20, 2010.

Is China’s Economy Growing Too Fast?

Policy

Jamie Metzl discusses the outlook for China's economy during an appearance on Fox Business.

Dalai Lama: Climate Change More Urgent than Tibetan Autonomy

A scene from <i>The Melt</i> compares the level of the glaciers in 1921 to 2007. (Asia Society Center on US-China Relations)
Policy

In a leaked diplomatic cable the Dalai Lama indicates that climate change needs to be the focus of talks with China.

Photo of the Day: Gearing Up for Winter in Kashmir

Lifestyle

A winter scene on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Photo of the Day: The Tenth Day of Sorrow

Multimedia

Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kabul on December 12, 2010.

Chinese: The Language of the Future?

The world of tomorrow is being shaped in our classrooms today. Are our students gaining the knowledge and skills they need? (pixdeluxe/iStockPhoto)
Education

Chinese is the language of the future, and to prove it, Voice of America conducted research that proves that Interest in Learning Chinese May be Growing Exponentially.