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Documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, just named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people, speaking at Asia Society New York on Mar. 5, 2012. (Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)

Filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Named to Time Magazine '100 Most Influential' List

Documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, an Asia 21 Fellow in 2011, was named one of Time's 100 most influential people for "shaping the dialogue" in Pakistan. more

Art and Patronage in Mughal Delhi, Part II

Scholars of Urdu language and culture join "Princes and Painters" co-curator Yuthika Sharma for a discussion on some of the cultural issues related to India's late Mughal period. more
Loung Ung, author of the memoir "Lulu in the Sky." (Mark Priemer)

Interview: Genocide Survivor Loung Ung Reclaims Life, and Light, in New Memoir

Cambodians have begun to redefine themselves, says the acclaimed memoirist and survivor of the Khmer Rouge. more
Talmud study. (Zoltan Kluger/GPO/Getty Images)
The Art of Debate: Jewish Style
Micah D. Halpern: "The text has within it dialogue and from the very beginning there is disagreement." more
Delegates convene at the 2011 Women Leaders of New Asia conference in Singapore. (Asia Society)

Vishakha Desai: Rising Asia Must Forge Path for More Women to Lead

Asian countries must ensure that women are key players in the region's rapid growth, argue Asia Society President Vishakha Desai and National University of Singapore Vice-Dean Astrid S. Tuminez. more

Art and Patronage in Mughal Delhi, Part I

Scholars Michael Fisher, David Lelyveld and Frances Pritchett deliver presentations on key figures from India's late Mughal period. more
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un salutes as he watches a military parade in Pyongyang on Apr. 15, 2012, two days after a North Korean rocket apparently exploded within minutes of blastoff and plunged into the sea. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Victor Cha: U.S. Gloats Over North Korea's 'Failed Sputnik' at Its Own Peril

North Korea's failed satellite launch last week doesn't mean the hermit kingdom won't try, and succeed, in the future, says George W. Bush's Asia adviser. more

Afghanistan: A Major Strategic Failure for the US

Vali Nasr explores the causes underlying what he describes as America's "singular failure" after more than 10 years in Afghanistan. more
An overcast day over the old and new China. (**Maurice**/Flickr)

To Understand China, Does It Help To Be From Minnesota?

Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom contemplates whether U.S. reporters and writers from Minnesota who cover China well are stealing the mantle from the previous leader, Missouri. more

Vali Nasr on the US, Afghanistan and Pakistan (Complete)

Vali Nasr looks at the mounting strains in the relationship between the U.S., Pakistan, and Afghanistan, in conversation with Saeed Shafqat and Christine Fair. more