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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran on September 17, 2011. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Release of 'Iran Hikers' Reveals Domestic Fissure in Iran?

The rumored release of two Americans imprisoned in Iran became a reality today. What does this mean for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the Iranian government? more

Philippines President Benigno Aquino III (Complete)

Complete speech by the President of the Philippines at Asia Society New York during September 2011's UNGA Week. more

Central Asia: A Crisis of Governance

Asia Society's Bernard Schwartz Fellow Philip Shishkin previews his report "Central Asia's Crisis of Governance." more

Bangladesh PM Sheik Hasina (Complete)

Bangladeshi PM touts trade, investment opportunities in her country. more

Taxes, Elites and Common Sense in Pakistan

U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter notes the irony of American politicians' lecturing Pakistanis about the need to pay their share of taxes. more

Bhutan PM Lyonchhen Jigme Y. Thinley (Complete)

Lyonchhen Jigme Y. Thinley, Prime Minister of Bhutan, outlines his vision for South Asia's future in a speech at Asia Society. more
Philippine President Benigno Aquino speaks during a press conference after a mass to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of late president Corazon Aquino, at the La Salle Gymnasium in Mandaluyong, in the eastern Manila suburbs on August 1, 2010. (Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images)

Philippine Democracy, the Aquinos and Asia Society

As President Benigno S. Aquino III prepares to speak at the Asia Society, a look back at his family and the history of democracy in the Philippines. more

Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj (Complete)

Mongolia's Tsakhia Elbegdorj makes the case for human rights and other democratic values. more
Philippines President Benigno Aquino III

Video: Asia Society Leaders Discuss Arrival of Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai and Executive Vice President Jamie Metzl spoke recently to the Philippines Presidential Broadcast Staff. more

A Way Forward for US-Pakistan Relations (Complete)

Two top U.S. officials share insights into current American relief efforts in Pakistan. more