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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

Indian Dance in the 21st Century (Complete)

Demonstrations and a discussion offer a multifaceted take on the contemporary practice of classical Indian dance. more

Frank Lavin's Tips for Going Global

Frank Lavin's essential pointers for any U.S. business seeking to export into new markets, particularly Asia. more

Frank Lavin on Entering New Markets (Complete)

Former U.S. Department of Commerce official Frank Lavin draws on his Asia experience to offer a strategy for taking any-sized business global. more
Sean Leow, co-founder of the Shanghai agency NeochaEDGE, at Asia Society New York on March 9, 2012.

Video: Sean Leow on China's Bottom-Up Surge in Creativity

Sean Leow, co-founder of NeoEDGE, discusses China's emerging creative community, and the "neo-traditionalist" style taking hold there. more

Akash Kapur: Lives, and a Country, in Transition

Indian American journalist Akash Kapur in conversation with Philip Gourevitch. more
Prime Minister of Myanmar Thein Sein addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 28, 2009. (United Nations Photo/Flickr)

Thein Sein, Aung San Suu Kyi, and Avoiding 'Sabotage' in Myanmar

Conservatives in Myanmar may push back against reforms, says U.S. diplomat Priscilla Clapp, and President Thein Sein will need to be a strong leader to rebuff them. more

Hong Kong: New Force in Art and Design (Complete)

Leading designers, inventors and others examine the trends and products behind Hong Kong's recent emergence as a major arts and design hub. more