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Historian Rann Mitter contrasts the Chinese Nationalists' and Communists' resistance to Japan during WWII on Jan. 12, 2010.
How A Wartime Past Influences Today’s China
A major reassessment of the Nationalists' role in WWII is underway, claims Oxford historian. more
Indian paramilitary forces in Itanagar, capital of northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, which shares a 2,000 km border with China. (Diptendu Dutta/AFP/Getty Images)
Bickering by Champions of Globalization in Asia Worries the Region
India and China have far more to gain through cooperation. more
Country Driving by Peter Hessler (Harper, 2010).
Country Driving with Peter Hessler
Excerpt: after living in China for five years, the author gets a driver's license. more
This photo taken on December 8, 2009 shows two people outside a coal-powered power plant on the outskirts of Linfen, China, regarded as one of the cities with the worst air pollution in the world. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
Bringing Hope to Copenhagen
How government funds could help poorer nations cope with climate change. more
L to R: Ole Schell, James Fallows, and Orville Schell discuss the growing class of entrepreneurs in China. (Ariana Rabindranath)
Win in China: Embracing Creative Entrepreneurism
A new documentary about China's rising entrepreneurial spirit. more
U.S. President Barack Obama stands with Chinese President China Hu Jintao (L) at the Pittsburgh G20 Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania September 24, 2009.  (Philippe Wojazer/AFP/Getty Images)
Discuss: What is the most important issue President Obama will discuss with Chinese President Hu?
On the eve of Obama's trip to Beijing, what issue should be on top of the agenda when he meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao? Share your thoughts. more
Martin Jacques at Asia Society's New York Center on Nov. 11, 2009.
When China Rules the World
As China, India and other Asian nations ascend, the West will be confronted with the fact that its institutions and values are no longer the predominant model. more
Dr. Jennifer Turner, head of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, at a recent lecture/luncheon hosted by Asia Society Texas Center. (Jeff Fantich Photography)
A Mixed Record on Environmental Progress
Leading scholar sees positive signs in China—but in Southeast Asia, the picture is increasingly dire. more
Tori Zwisler, founding executive director of the Jane Goodall Institute-Shanghai.
In China, Planting Trees to Make a Difference
Tori Zwisler, the leader of the Million Tree Campaign, discusses her career as a highly visible foreign environmentalist. more
Environmental activist and former Asia 21 Fellow Wen Bo.
Wen Bo, China's Advocate for the Environment
Asia 21 Fellow and TIME magazine "eco-hero" negotiates a delicate balance between NGOs, foreign donors, and the government. more