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

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. more
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)

Onions: Causing More Damage Than Just Watery Eyes

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

The Power of Diplomacy: An Indonesian Perspective

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. more

Video: War Between North and South Korea Unlikely

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

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

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. more
Artist Laxman Shreshtha tells audience members about recovering and restoring artwork at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel on Dec. 18, 2010. (Asia Society India Centre)
Taj Hotel's Jewel Regains Its Former Luster
A lengthy restoration process was needed at Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in the wake of the 2008 terrorist attack. more

Is China’s Economy Growing Too Fast?

Jamie Metzl discusses the outlook for China's economy during an appearance on Fox Business. more
A scene from The Melt compares the level of the glaciers in 1921 to 2007. (Asia Society Center on US-China Relations)

Dalai Lama: Climate Change More Urgent than Tibetan Autonomy

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