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William Dalrymple: The 'White Mughals' of Delhi

The historian and travel writer delves into the culturally hybrid art and society of Europeans who "went native" in India. more
A Pakistani man reads a newspaper with the front page displaying news of the death of Osama bin Laden at a stall in Lahore on May 3, 2011. (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Excerpt: Ahmed Rashid's 'Pakistan on the Brink'

Leading Pakstani journalist Ahmed Rashid lays out America’s options with Pakistan and Afghanistan in the post-Bin Laden years. more

Concert Highlights: Hossein Alizadeh and Pejman Hadadi

Excerpts from a mesmerizing performance by two masters of Persian classical music. more

Asia Society Museum Offers New Look at India's Late Mughal Era

Asia Society Museum Director Melissa Chiu previews the upcoming exhibition Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, 1707–1857. more
Archival footage of U.S. President Richard Nixon in China in 1972, from Mike Chinoy's documentary 'Assignment: China—The Week That Changed The World.'

Panel: 40 Years On, Vivid Memories of Nixon's 1972 Visit to China [Video]

Following a standing-room-only viewing of a new documentary, journalists and diplomats provide eyewitness accounts of this historic breakthrough in U.S.-China relations. more

Experts Reflect on Importance of Nixon's Visit to China

In a panel discussion, experts reflected on the significance of President Nixon's visit to China. more

Nixon in China: The Week That Changed the World

On the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's visit to China, two participants reflect on its significance with Orville Schell, Director of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations. more

Top Tweets: Twitter Users React to Censorship Announcement

Choice Tweets from activists and critics reacting to Twitter's new censorship policies. more

Stephen Bosworth: China, the US, and North Korea

Stephen Bosworth looks back on three successive administrations' approaches to the North Korea problem. more
Extreme Private Eros: Love Song 1974 (Dir. Hara Kazuo. 1974). Courtesy of Tidepoint Pictures.
Extreme Private Ethos: Japanese Documentaries (Film Series)
March 10-31: A series of Japanese documentaries focuses on the most intimate acts by filmmakers and documentary subjects as they probe into extremely personal experiences. more