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Flags of the United States and Taiwan fly outside Chinatown gate in Washington, D.C. (Flickr/Photo Phiend)

Taiwan For Sale?

Paul V. Kane, writing in The New York Times, suggests the United States withdraw from defending Taiwan in exchange for economic concessions from China. more

Tay on America's Role in Asia and the World

Asia Society's latest Task Force Report calls on the U.S. to renew and deepen its engagement with East Asia. more

Task Force Report: US-East Asia Relations

Asia Society's latest Task Force Report calls on the U.S. to renew and deepen its engagement with East Asia. more

Video: Freed AIDS/HIV Doctors Reflect on Iran Captivity

Iranian doctors Arash and Kamiar Alaei, participants in Asia Society's Asia 21 Young Leaders Program, discussed their ordeal in an Iranian prison. more
Asma Jahangir, recipient of the UNA-USA Human Rights Award, in New York City on Nov. 9, 2011. (Joseph Catapano/UNA-USA)

Pakistani Activist Honored With Human Rights Award

Prominent human rights activist and former UN rapporteur Asma Jahangir given United Nations Association of USA (UNA-USA) Leo Nevas Human Rights Task Force award. more
Common Core and global learning come together--can you make it a Venn diagram?
What's Global about the Common Core Standards?
See how common core curricula equips students with the rigorous skills needed to become both globally competent citizens and college/career-ready individuals. more
Journalist Beena Sarwar. (Maha Sarwar Shahid)

Interview: Beena Sarwar on Journalism and Safety in Pakistan

What is it like for a veteran reporter to work in the deadliest country in the world for journalists? more
Asia Society Fellow and co-director of the Task Force report Simon Tay offers advice to the U.S. on how to engage Asia. (7 min., 11 sec.)
U.S.-East Asia Relations: A Strategy for Multilateral Engagement
This Asia Society task force report calls on the Obama administration to renew and deepen U.S. engagement with Asia and outlines a series of steps for the U.S. to do so. more
Jon Huntsman (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Does it Matter if Jon Huntsman is 'Fluent' in Mandarin Chinese?

The debate over the presidential hopeful's proficiency in Mandarin Chinese may ultimately miss the point. more

Mongolian PM: 'Fine-Tuning' Environmental Protection

Mongolia's delicate balancing act between economic growth and environmental protection. more