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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
A man cycles past upturned cars and tsunami wrought devastation in Natori City, Miyagi prefecture on March 14, 2011. (Mike Clarke /AFP/Getty Images)

Crisis a "Leadership Opportunity" for Japan

Northeast Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami have already killed thousands and left a landscape in ruin, but the country's nightmare is far from over. more
 A survivor wrapped in a blanket stands to look on tsunami-damaged town at Ishinomaki city in Miyagi prefecture on March 13, 2011. (Yomiuri Shimbun /AFP/Getty Images)

Japan's Disaster: Assessing the Long-Term Effects

Associate Fellow Alexandra Harney looks at potential political and economic effects of the March 11 quake and tsunami. more
Sri Lankan children climb aboard an armoured vehicle on display in Colombo on Dec. 15, 2010. (Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP/Getty Images)

Sri Lanka: Is A 'Culture of Impunity' Blocking Reconciliation?

Over the last week, the United States has raised its voice regarding accountability and reconciliation in post-war Sri Lanka. more