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YANGON, MYANMAR - Burmese children beg for food as aid begins to arrive a week after the cyclone, on May 13, 2008. (Getty Images)

Leading UN Official Defends International Aid Presence in Burma

Sir John Holmes gave a firsthand account of the UN's discussions with Burmese military leaders and their reluctant acceptance of aid. more
KYONDAH, MYANMAR/BURMA - MAY 23: People displaced by Cyclone Nargis line up by their tents for U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)
What Mr. Ban Can Do for Burma
The ruling generals say cyclone relief efforts are moving ahead. But reports from aid workers on the ground in Burma tell a different story. more
Pakistan flag (Photo by takebackpakistan/flickr)
Hope in Pakistan
The main reason for the new mood in Pakistan is the return of a vibrant democratic process. more
Left to right: Sarah Chayes, Richard Holbrooke, Nicholas Schmidle (Azadeh Fartash/Asia Society)
Afghanistan and Pakistan: Uneasy Neighbors
A discussion on Afghanistan-Pakistan relations. Moderated by Ambassador Richard Holbrooke. more
L to R: Ahmed Rashid, Nermeen Shaikh, and Barnett Rubin at Asia Society New York on December 14, 2007.
Ahmed Rashid and Barnett Rubin: A Discussion on Pakistan and Afghanistan
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Asia in the World
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Asia Society. more

Ban Ki-moon: Towards A More Engaged Asia

UN Secretary-General calls his brand of diplomacy "a quiet, painstaking, behind-the-scenes slog." more
Ban Ki-moon: Towards A More Engaged Asia
UN Secretary-General calls his brand of diplomacy "a quiet, painstaking, behind-the-scenes slog." more
Sadanand Dhume in Houston on Feb. 2, 2007. (Asia Society Texas Center)
Combating Political Islam in Asia
Journalist Sadanand Dhume on how the best defense against terrorism lies in fostering secularism and enlightenment. more
Sadanand Dhume in Houston on Feb. 2, 2007. (Asia Society Texas Center)

Combating Political Islam in Asia

Journalist Sadanand Dhume on how the best defense against terrorism lies in fostering secularism and enlightenment. more