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YANGON, MYANMAR - Burmese children beg for food as aid begins to arrive a week after the cyclone, on May 13, 2008. (Getty Images)
Leading UN Official Defends International Aid Presence in Burma
Sir John Holmes gave a firsthand account of the UN's discussions with Burmese military leaders and their reluctant acceptance of aid. more
Descent into Chaos by Ahmed Rashid (Viking, 2008)
'Taliban Sanctuary in Pakistan Must Be Eliminated'
Ahmed Rashid, an expert on Central Asian politics, discusses his book Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. more
Chicken satay with peanut sauce (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society).
From Soy to Satay: Asian Sauces Going Mainstream
Culinary fans and food experts get "saucy" at the Asia Society. more
Chris Hill: Americans Should 'Do More Listening'
A conversation during the 36th Annual Williamsburg Conference, in Ubud, Bali. more
Lousiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (dsb_nola/flickr)
We're the Ones We've Been Waiting For
While race has been the major topic of conversation in the historic 2008 primary season, the Asian American community has yet to figure prominently in that debate. more

Art and Satire in Iran

Shirin Neshat, Nicky Nodjoumi, and Ramsey Clark discuss Iran's Ardeshir Mohassess and his art. more
Kathmandu, April, 10, 2008 - As the country goes to the polls, Nepalese men queue to cast their ballots while a soldier patrols the streets. (PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images)
Nepal Beyond the Elections
Ian Martin, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Nepal shares his experience heading the United Nations Mission. more
The Man Who Loved China (HarperCollins, 2008) by Simon Winchester.
Simon Winchester on 'The Man Who Loved China'
The Western world's preeminent Chinese scholar of the 20th century was an eccentric genius, adventurer, and nudist. more

Simon Winchester: 'The Man Who Loved China'

Author Simon Winchester talks with China scholar John Major about his book, The Man Who Loved China, and the book's subject, Joseph Needham— a British scientist who eventually became the Western world's preeminent Chinese scholar. more
Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World
How to Fix Failed States
How an integrated state-building approach can put struggling countries like Afghanistan, Sudan, Kosovo, and Nepal on the road to success. more