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Truong Tan Sang: President of Vietnam (Complete)

At an Asia Society New York, President of Vietnam Truong Tan Sang discussed U.S.-Vietnam relations, the role of Asia’s regional institutions, and recent developments in the South China Sea maritime disputes. more
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Energy Prices and Regional Order in Transition

Peter Hartley, Andrew Pickford, and Mark Stickells discuss the effects of falling energy prices and shifting capital flows. more

Preventing Antiquities Destruction: 'We Have to Realize the World Wasn't Ready'

Asia Society President Emeritus Vishakha Desai and Colonel Matthew Bogdnaos discuss the challenges of reining in terrorist financing through antiquities theft. more

Culture Under Threat: Identifying Solutions and Galvanizing for Action (Complete)

Antiquities Coalition Chairman Deborah Lehr and Asia Society President Josette Sheeran lead a roundtable discussion at the forum 'Culture Under Threat: Antiquities Trafficking and Terrorist Financing.' more

Preventing the Destruction and Trafficking of Antiquities: The Role of Government (Complete)

At a special forum in New York, foreign affairs leaders from Egypt, Iraq, Australia, and Jordan discussed the role of government in preventing the destruction and trafficking of antiquities. more

Why Terrorists Engage in 'Cultural Cleansing'

Irina Bokova, Julie Bishop, and Nasser Judeh explain why terror groups like Daesh (ISIS) feel compelled to destroy historical monuments and ancient antiquities. more

Culture Under Threat: Antiquities Trafficking and Terrorist Financing - Keynote Remarks

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova delivers the keynote remarks at a special forum on finding regional solutions to the surge in the destruction and looting of antiquities across the Middle East. more
Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd moderates a discussion at Harvard Law School to launch ASPI's initiative on the future of the global order. (Benn Craig/Harvard Kenndy School)

How Is Asia's Rise Changing the Global Order?

Panelists discussed the future of the international rules-based system at Harvard Law School on Monday. more
Umayyad Mosque in Aleppo, Syria. (Aleppo Media Center/Antiquities Coalition)

Before and After: This is What's Happening to Historic Sites in the Middle East

Before-and-after photos offer a glimpse of the recent destruction of historic sites and cultural treasures in the Middle East and Africa. more
(L to R) Evan Medeiros, Kevin Rudd, and Daniel H. Rosen speak at Asia Society New York. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Video: How 'Leninist Political Tactics' are Constraining China's Economic Reforms

Experts say questions about the state of China's economy will hang over President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington, and that domestic Chinese politics could thwart badly needed economic reforms. more