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AsiaSociety.org articles, op-eds, videos and blog posts on Iran.

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel is President Obama's pick for defense secretary. Watch his October 2008 comments on Iran, Pakistan at Asia Society.
Asia Society's Tom Nagorski offers his predictions on Asia for the year to come, but says he'd "be surprised if any of them came true."
Highlights from Hamid Dabashi's overview of the Persian literary/poetic tradition.
Hamid Dabashi on his new book, which ranges across 1400 years of Persian literary culture.
Columbia University scholar discusses the theories of "literary humanism" advanced in his new book.
How is a second term for the Obama administration likely to affect relations with China, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Afghanistan — to name just some of the Asian nations that have featured most prominently in recent headlines?
"We do not condone violence," Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Thursday at Asia Society in New York. "That is not what Islam teaches us."
During the Islamic month of Ramadan, Muslims break the fast with Iftar, an evening meal taken after sunset. We take a look at some of the dishes typically served in different parts of Asia.
A man squats in the wreckage of his home in Baje-Baj, Iran after twin earthquakes hit the country's northwestern region on August 11, 2012. (Atta Kenare/Getty Images)
Inspired by a recent stay in India, Iranian-American artist Kimia Ferdowsi Kline unveils her Mughal garden paintings this week in Nashville, TN.