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On a surprise Saturday morning, 130 volunteers will distribute thousands of hot pink balloons to people on their way to work in Kabul.
Today Asia Society announced the appointment of Josette Sheeran, the Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum, as the seventh president and CEO of the institution. Sheeran will assume the office on June 10.
William Dalrymple describes how his research in Afghanistan underscored parallels between the first Western occupation in the 1840s and NATO's more recent involvement there.
William Dalrymple offers an account of the ill-fated first Western invasion of Afghanistan.
ASIA: BEYOND THE HEADLINES | A discussion with Johns Hopkins SAIS Dean Vali Nasr on changing patterns of foreign policy in the Middle East.
Suchitra Vijayan's photos capture the bustling human activity at the busiest port of entry between Afghanistan and Pakistan, along "a frontier that at best is a geo-political myth."
A cautionary tale of 19th-century imperial hubris that still resonates today.
Indian Ambassador Shyam Saran explains why he views "free and fair" elections as crucial to Afghanistan's future stability.
Ambassador Shyam Saran outlines India's regional foreign policy in light of the impending American drawdown from Afghanistan.
In the future, competition for energy reserves in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan will be between Russia and China, with time being on Beijing's side.