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Foreign Ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pose for a group picture with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at the opening of their 43rd annual meeting in Hanoi on July 20, 2010. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)

ASEAN Tackles Korea, Myanmar, and US-China Ties

This week, the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will come together to tackle issues of regional leadership. more
Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks to the media at the Presidential palace on September 17, 2009 in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Afghanistan's Tough Road Ahead

On July 20, European, American, and other foreign leaders met in Kabul to renew their dedication to the success of Afghanistan. more
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is greeted by Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi as she arrives for a bilateral meeting with him at the Pakistani Foreign Ministry in Islamabad on July 19, 2010. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan Bristles at US Call to 'Do More'

Secretary Clinton's recent visit to Pakistan was less hostile and generally more promising than her last. Still, relations between the two nations remain complicated and not everyone is pleased with the outcome of Clinton's visit. more
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan answers questions during a press conference in Tokyo on June 4, 2010. (Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

Uncertainty in Japan -- What It Means

Asia Society Associate Fellow Ayako Doi discusses Japan's political future. more
Speaking in Houston on July 12, 2010 Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong emphasizes China's new, central role in world affairs. (Photo: Marc Nathan Photographers, Inc.)

From Singapore, an Optimistic Forecast

Prime Minister predicts growth, champions China's growing role in the global arena. more
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong addresses Houston's business and civic leaders at the Hyatt Regency on July 12, 2010. (Marc Nathan Photographers, Inc.)

Singapore's PM is upbeat about growth

PM Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore discusses Asia's recovery. more