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Former Asia Society Chairman Richard Holbrooke, shown here at a press conference in Brussels in October 2010. (Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images)

George Packer Chosen to Write Bio of Richard Holbrooke

Packer's book on Richard Holbrooke will also be a history of American foreign policy over the past 50 years. more
Tirtha. (Photo courtesy of the artists)

Jazz Musician Vijay Iyer to Launch New Album with Trio 'Tirtha' This Weekend at Asia Society

Tirtha features three powerhouse musicians who at once honor and traverse the streams of tradition. more
Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science at Columbia University, will appear at "Japan Town Hall Meeting: Looking Ahead to Recovery" at Asia Society in New York on Monday, April 4, 2011.

Video: Gerald L. Curtis on 'Misreporting' in Western Media About Japan Crisis

The Columbia University professor will appear as a panelist in the Asia Society's April 4 "Japan Town Hall Meeting: Looking Ahead to Recovery" event in New York City. more
Asia Society President and CEO Vishakha Desai on CNBC's Squawk Box on Thursday, March 31, 2011.

Vishakha Desai: Not Enough 'Globally Minded' Pols in Washington

Asia Society President and CEO appears on CNBC Squawk Box. more
Indian boys sitting on the Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad in Aug. 2009. (Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)

Controversial Book on Mahatma Gandhi Makes Waves Across India

Author Joseph Lelyveld speaks at the Asia Society in New York on April 7. more
Former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III receives an award and argues that American fear-mongering about China is "dangerously wrong" at Asia Society Texas Center's 2011 Tiger Ball. (Jeff Fantich Photography)

James Baker: Those Who View China as Threat 'Dangerously Wrong'

Former Secretary of State's blunt assessment during acceptance speech for the Roy M. Huffington Award at Asia Society Texas Center's 2011 Tiger Ball. more

Video: India vs. Pakistan Means 'Cricket Commotion'

India and Pakistan will battle it out in the cricket semifinals on Wednesday. See what people in Mumbai have to say about the historic match in this exclusive video. more
Members of environmental action group Greenpeace hold up an anti-nuclear banner in front of the Central Government offices in Hong Kong on March 22, 2011. (RICHARD A. BROOKS/AFP/Getty Images)

China Should Look to "More Advanced Nuclear Power"

Asia Society Associate Fellow Shen Dingli assesses China's nuclear reassessment. more
Ramachandra Guha at Asia Society New York on March 25, 2011.

Cricket World Cup: An Unlikely Vote for the Men in Green

Indian historian Ramachandra Guha explains why he's rooting for Pakistan in the World Cup. more