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Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov addresses UN headquarters in New York on Sept. 20, 2010. A lawsuit currently in French courts reveals Karimov's family to be sensitive about his being referred to as a "dictator." (Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images)

Lawsuit in French Court Shows Uzbekistan Mindful of Its Image

The word "dictator" sets off a fit of pique on an international stage. more

Pakistan 2020 Report Launch (Complete)

NEW YORK, May 18, 2011 - Hassan Abbas, Najam Sethi, Shirin Tahir-Kheli, and Frank Wisner discuss the Pakistan 2020 report with Suzanne DiMaggio. more
Displaced by the Pakistan Army's 2009 offensive against the Taliban in Swat, a young girl waits for food rations at the Chota Lahore relief camp in Swabi, Pakistan. (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

After Bin Laden, Don't Give Up on Pakistan

Hassan Abbas, Asia Society's Bernard Schwartz Fellow, writes for CNN.com more
Activists from environmental action group Greenpeace carry portraits of victims from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster during an anti-nuclear protest outside Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in Jakarta on April 26, 2010 marking the 24th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear accident in Ukraine and to denounce Indonesia's plans to use nuclear energy. (Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images)

Video: Asia Shouldn't Rush Toward Nuclear to Solve Energy 'Dilemma'

According to Asia Society Global Council Co-Chair Simon Tay Japan's Fukushima nuclear distaster should have a "transformative impact" on the energy strategies for the rest of Asia. more
South Asia adviser in the U.S. Institute of Peace's Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention Moeed Yusuf testifies during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee May 5, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Moeed Yusuf: US 'Can Still Turn Pakistan Around'

Asia Society Pakistan 2020 Study Group member testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on May 5, 2011. more