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BJP leader Narendra Modi gestures to supporters as he sits with his mother Heeraben Modi, not seen, on her front porch after seeking her blessing on May 16, 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Does Modi's Election Signal an End to 'Inclusive India'?

An extreme disenchantment with the status quo has propelled Indians to choose a candidate that could make their country unrecognizable, writes Satchit Balsari. more
BJP supporters dance as they set off crackers as poll results come in at the party's headquarters on May 16, 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. Early indications from the Indian election results show Mr Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party was ahead in 277 of India's 543 constituencies where over 550 million votes were made, making it the largest election in history. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

What Does the BJP's Big Win Mean for India? Experts Weigh In

Asia Society experts and fellows comment on what the election results mean and what they'll be watching for as the BJP government assumes power and begins implementing its agenda. more

The Honorable Tony Abbott MP Prime Minister of Australia

The second installment of the Texas Center's 'Distinguished Leaders on Asia' series features Australia’s leading statesman. more
Philippine and U.S. marines ride on a boat as they prepare to land on a beach facing the South China Sea during a beach assault exercises in San Antonio town, Zambales province on May 9, 2014. Scores of U.S. and Filipino marines launched mock assaults on a South China Sea beach in the Philippines on May 9 in war games aimed at honing the allies' combat skills. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)

Listen: Why China Thinks the US Isn't Neutral in the South China Sea

Dr. Wu Xinbo, Director of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University, discussed the disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea, President Obama’s recent trip to Asia, and the state of U.S.-China relations. more
BJP leader Narendra Modi waves to supporters after voting at a polling station on April 30, 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Why India Matters, With or Without Modi

India remains "a great long term bet" regardless of who is elected Prime Minister, and the U.S. government and private sector should maintain their commitment to the country, argues Anubhav Gupta with the Asia Society Policy Institute. more
L: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Mojtaba Salimi/Wikimedia Commons). R: U.S. President Barack Obama (National Defense University/Wikimedia Commons).

Iran and the US: Where Things Stand (SOLD OUT)

A discussion between Amb. Hossein Mousavian, a former senior Iranian diplomat and nuclear negotiator, and Gary Sick, Iran expert and former National Security Council member. more
Ian Bremmer. (Eurasia Group)

Ian Bremmer: Why Asia Matters [Sold-Out]

Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer and Asia Society's Josette Sheeran will discuss American engagement in Asia. more
Vijavat Isarabhakdi.

Opportunities in the Kingdom of Thailand

A breakfast program at Greater Houston Partnership features His Excellency Vijavat Isarabhakdi. more
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (2L) shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping (3rd L) during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People April 9, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Seeking a Solution in the East China Sea: A View from China

In this AsiaConnect teleconference, Dr. Wu Xinbo, Director of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University, will discuss the East China Sea dispute and explore policy options available to China, Japan, and the United States. more

Recent US and Iran Talks Hold Promise of Breakthrough Agreements (Complete)

Suzanne DiMaggio reviews history of nuclear negotiations for Texas Center audience. more