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Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Mohammad Khazaee and former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Pickering discuss breaking the nuclear impasse and the future of U.S.-Iran relations.
Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Mohammad Khazaee, and former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Pickering discuss Iran’s nuclear program, Syria, Afghanistan, and the future of U.S.-Iran relations.
Iranian Ambassador to the UN Mohammad Khazaee and former State Department official Thomas Pickering discuss Iran’s nuclear program, Syria, Afghanistan, and U.S.-Iran relations.
Cameron Munter, U.S. envoy to Pakistan from 2010-12, says, "Now is not the time to turn away from Pakistan, despite the frustrations of recent years."
The Afghanistan National Institute of Music visited the U.S. Department of State to perform traditional Afghan music on February 4, 2013. (U.S. Dept of State: South and Central Asia/ Flickr)
William Dalrymple
"Return of a King — The Battle for Afghanistan" is award-winning historian William Dalrymple's account of the West's disastrous encounter with Afghanistan in the mid-19th century, a scenario which is all too familiar today.
As John Kerry begins his first week as U.S. Secretary of State, he faces numerous opportunities to reshape American foreign policy in Asia.
An Afghan refugee smoothes down a row of spun thread in Pakistan on January 31, 2013. (U.S. Embassy Pakistan/Flickr)
Asia Society's Andrew Billo says the Philippines filing of legal claims against China over the South China Sea does not mean the country will risk jeopardizing economic relations with its powerful neighbor.
What obstacles does the U.S. policy shift face? What will U.S. policy in Asia look like during Obama's second term as U.S. President?