An Australian TV host's attempt at humor falls flat.
What role do you believe Asia's rise should play in the upcoming U.S. presidential race and election? And how would you like to see the candidates address this issue? What will you be looking for?
Self-described "reformist Muslim" Irshad Manji, who will appear at Asia Society in New York on June 16, discusses her new book <em>Allah, Liberty and Love: The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom</em>.
The controversial diplomat, who turned 88 last month, mentioned Mao Zedong's sarcastic side, said he didn't believe this was the "Chinese century" and explained why he stopped playing chess with his grandson.
The U.N. Council has failed to act on the Syrian government's violent crackdown on dissidents, Asia Society's Executive Vice President, Jamie Metzl, weighs in as to why.
Asia-Pacific thought leaders discussed the most pressing issues facing the region at the 39th Williamsburg Conference in Singapore from May 13-15, 2011.