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Pakistani women carry water in jerrycans on their heads in a slum area of Lahore. (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

World Water Day Highlights Crisis in Asia

While the rising cost of food stokes fears of an impending food crisis in Asia, the region is also grappling with another ongoing worry: water scarcity. more
Asia Society Associate Fellow Ayaka Doi.

In Disaster's Wake, Japan Defies Prediction

Japan's disaster poses challenges both politically and economically. more
Asia Society Associate Fellow Mira Kamdar.

Despite Japan, Despite WikiLeaks, India's Nuclear Program on Track

Japan's nuclear disaster and a WikiLeaked bribery scandal aren't enough to derail Indian nuclear ambitions. more
Stephen Blank at Asia Society's panel discussion on Central Asia in New York on March 17, 2011.

Army College Expert Likens US Intelligence to 'Clipping Agency'

US Army War College official doesn't mince words in assessing America's spy agencies. more
Pakistani police escort arrested US national Raymond Davis (C) to a court in Lahore on Jan. 28, 2011. (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Davis Release Highlights Fragility of US-Pakistan Partnership

The bilateral relationship should not be allowed to become hostage to similar incidents in future. more
Anti-nuclear activists hold a protest near the presidential palace in Manila on March 15, 2011. (TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

In Japan's Wake, Can Nuclear be Relied Upon to Fuel Asia's Boom?

Asia Society Global Council Co-Chair Simon Tay ponders the future of Asia's energy ambitions. more
Activists of the Pakistani fundamentalist Islamic party Jamaat-i-Islami shout slogans calling for an en end to American drone attacks in tribal areas on January 23, 2011 during an anti-US protest rally in Peshawar. (A Majeed /AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Attacks in Pakistan: Truth and Consequences

A Pakistani general made a surprising comment during the Raymond Davis controversy, writes Hassan Abbas. more
L to R: Sri Lankan Ambassador Palitha T.B. Kohona, Asia Society’s Jamie Metzl, and Amb. Robert Blake of the US State Department in New York on Mar. 14, 2011.

Is Real Peace Possible for Sri Lanka?

The panel came just after Ambassador Blake's public call for greater transparency and accountability with regard to potential war crimes committed in the latter stages of Sri Lanka's decades-long civil war. more