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L: "The Great Convergence" by Kishore Mahbubani (PublicAffairs). R: The author.

Book Excerpt: 'The Great Convergence' by Kishore Mahbubani

In an excerpt from his latest book, Singapore's former diplomat and academic Kishore Mahbubani assesses the rise of the middle class in Asia. more

Expert Q&A: Sino-American Energy Diplomacy (Complete)

A panel of policy experts including John Garver, Susana Moreira, Nicholas Thomas, Xu Xiaojie and moderator David Zweig fields questions from the audience regarding U.S. and Chinese energy interests in resource-rich states. more

Experts Discuss Sino-American Energy Diplomacy (Complete)

In a symposium moderated by Professor David Zweig, policy experts discuss the dynamics of U.S. and China energy interests in resource-rich states. more

Shale Gas and the Scramble for Resources

Experts discuss the effect of shale gas on relations among China, the United States, and other countries. more

China’s Power Structure, Five Years From Now

Columbia Professor Andrew Nathan discusses the role of factional relationships, institutionalization of leadership roles, and the vitality of the new leaders in the make up of China's next five years. more

Will Xi Jinping Be Different From His Predecessors?

Professor Andrew Nathan of Columbia University discusses how leadership changes in China are shaped by the times more than straying from the Chinese Communist Party mission. more

Did Political Reformers Lose Out in the Leadership Transition?

Columbia Professor Andrew Nathan discusses the idea of reform in China, how economic reform differs from the idea of political reform, and the how reform is defined in both ways. more

Foreign Minister Khar Discusses Pakistan-India Peace Process

In New York, Pakistan's Foreign Minister emphasizes both her country's commitment to the peace process with India and her concern about recent events in Kashmir. more

Pakistan FM Khar: 'This Cleric Means No Good'

Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar discusses governance, corruption and the momentum of a Canadian cleric as the country's first democractic elections approach. more
Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar addresses Asia Society in New York on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob/Asia Society)

Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Accuses India of 'Warmongering'

Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar told an audience at Asia Society that despite tough talk from India this week, Pakistan remains committed to dialogue with the country to find "peacefully coexist." more