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Pakistani historian Ayesha Jalal in Lahore, Summer 2011.

Podcast: Ayesha Jalal on Pakistan's 'Revenge of the '40s, Then the '80s'

For historian Ayesha Jalal, Pakistan's present woes are inseparable from the trauma of its birth. more
Islamabad rapper Adil Omar.

Podcast: Adil Omar: 'Paki Rambo,' Dropping Beats in Islamabad

An Islamabad rapper sees himself as representing the lighter side of Pakistan. more
Alia Amirali, General Secretary of the Student Federation in the Punjab.

Podcast: Alia Amirali: Change Agent in a Stuck Society

Against all odds, Alia Amirali is determined to revitalize Pakistan's political left. more
Supporters of the Kyrgyz Byutun party protest against the results of the Parliamentary elections in Bishkek on October 18, 2010. (Vyacheslav Oseledko/AFP/Getty Images)

Shishkin: Kyrgyzstan's Presidential Election a 'Wild Democratic Experiment'

Bernard Schwartz Fellow Philip Shishkin discusses Kyrgyzstan's democratic experiment and its chances for success. more
US VP Joe Biden speaks during the opening session of the 2011 US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue May 9, 2011 in in Washington, DC. Looking on from left are: State Councilor Dai Bingguo and Vice Premier Wang Qishan. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Time in Beijing

This week, Vice President Biden travels to China to face his creditors. He is hoping to calm unease over the United States' much-criticized debt-ceiling deal and an upcoming decision on arms sales to Taiwan. more
A Chinese youth uses a computer in an internet cafe in Chongqing, China. (China Photos/Getty Images)

Metzl: China's Hacking Campaign a Threat to World Order

Allegations that China is behind massive computer hacking operations should be no surprise, argues Jamie Metzl. (Views expressed are those personally held by the author.) more
Karachi-based economist Haris Gazdar.

Podcast: Haris Gazdar: Why Is the US in Pakistan — Really?

Economist Haris Gazdar likens US-Pakistani relations to a "sleazy affair" requiring plausible deniability. more

Metzl on CBS News: Tough Conversations Ahead for Biden in China

Asia Society's Jamie Metzl previews Vice President Joe Biden's trip to China on CBS News. more
Pakistani comedian Saad Haroon.

Podcast: Saad Haroon: Pakistan as a Bad Bollywood Comedy

What's acceptable as public humor in a country like modern-day Pakistan? more
Shahrukh Hasan, managing director of the Jang newspaper group in Pakistan.

Podcast: Shahrukh Hasan: The Peace That Could Save Pakistan

A Pakistani media mogul launches a gutsy campaign to retire official anti-India rhetoric. more