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UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova at Asia Society in New York on Mar. 10, 2011. (Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)
UNESCO: The 'Conscience of Humanity,' Says Its Head
UNESCO Director Irina Bokova offers spirited defense of culture's place in an increasingly globalized world. more
(Williams Afghan Media Project)
How Can Afghanistan Secure a Peaceful Future?
Students take a look back a the roots of conflict in order to recommend steps towards a more peaceful future. more
How did this Asian stone find its way to an African tomb thousands of years ago? (
Afghanistan: Is Geography Destiny?
Students assume the position of archaeologists as they investigate history and curate a museum exhibition. more
Roshan COO Altaf Ladak speaking in Mumbai on Feb. 1, 2011. (Asia Society India Centre)
'Roshan' Telecom Shows How Business Can Bring Light to Afghanistan
Telecom entrepreneur explains how profit and social development can go hand in hand. more
L to R: Austin Long, Colonel (Ret.) Michael V. Shute, and Carol Dysinger at Asia Society New York on Nov. 11, 2010.
Camp Victory, Afghanistan: The Human Faces Behind the Headlines
The revolving door of US advisors to Afghan soldiers is a major hurdle for America's exit strategy. more
Christina Lamb told stories and lessons from her life as a female war correspondent.
Christina Lamb Recounts Death-Defying Encounters as War Correspondent
The U.S. editor of London's Sunday Times spoke at a gathering at Asia Society Washington Center. more
In New York on May 27, 2010, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah describes what makes Afghan President Hamid Karzai such an unreliable ally for the US. (4 min., 16 sec.)
In Afghanistan, a Failure of Leadership
Dr. Abdullah Abdullah lays out threats to the progress Afghanistan has made since 2001. more
General David Petraeus emphasizes the importance of educational exchanges as a tool for countering extremism. (2 min., 14 sec.)(Photo: Aditya Bannerjee/Asia Society Washington Center)
Petraeus Speaks Out
General Petraeus on what it will take for success in Afghanistan and Iraq. more
Afghan President Hamid Karzai talks to media after hearing complaints from residents of Marjah, which U.S., NATO, and Afghan troops just seized from the Taliban, on Mar. 7, 2010. (Dusan Vranic-Pool/Getty Images)
Afghanistan Is Lost Without Better Governance
Why US efforts in Afghanistan can't succeed unless the Karzai government changes course. more
People fight to be on the last plane out of Nha Trang, South Vietnam, March 31, 1975. (Jean-Claude Francolon/Liaison Agency)
Discuss: Could Afghanistan Become Obama's Vietnam?
Share your thoughts: Could Afghanistan become Obama's Vietnam? more