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Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, His Excellency Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, speaking in Washington, DC on Feb. 24, 2011. (Asia Society Washington Center)
Prime Minister of Timor Leste on Democracy 'Process'
East Timor's independence leader emphasizes perseverance, forgiveness in DC address. more
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf speaks about Islam in a multicultural world in Washington, DC on Feb. 25, 2011.  (Asia Society Washington Center)
Islam in a Multicultural World
Multiculturalism has been integral to the success of America and Malaysia, says Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf. more
Robert Kaplan discusses his new book Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power at Asia Society Washington DC on Feb. 16, 2011.
The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power
Robert Kaplan sees the Indian Ocean region as central to US foreign policy in the 21st century. more
L to R: Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, Ajay Chhibber, and Jeni Klugman in Washington on Feb. 11, 2011. (Asia Society Washington Center)
UN: South Asia's Gender Gap
A new UNDP Human Development Report finds South Asia lagging in gender equality. more
L to R: Musicians Rajendra Karn, Prem Raja Mahat, Danny Knicely, and Tara Linhardt celebrated the musical marriage between Nepal and Appalachia in DC on Dec. 7, 2010. (Szuhan Chen/Asia Society Washington Center)
A Musical Odyssey from Appalachia to Himalaya
What do Nepal and Appalachia have in common with two Virginia bluegrass musicians Danny Knicely and Tara Linhardt? more
My Prison, My Home by Haleh Esfandiari (Ecco Press, 2009).
Unraveling the 'Iranian Paradox'
Speaking from firsthand experience, Haleh Esfandiari sheds light on Tehran regime's paranoia. more
This image of traditional clothing and crafts on display at a Friday market in Islamabad, Pakistan was one of the slides Isabel Cutler showed on Nov. 18, 2010. (Isabel Cutler)
The Silk Road in Words and Pictures
Photographer Isabel 'Didi" Cutler takes viewers on a photographic journey across Asia. more
Indonesian Ambassador Dr. Dino Patti Djalal in Washington on Nov. 15, 2010. (Asia Society Washington Center)
A 'Guiding Light' for US-Indonesian Relations
Indonesia's Ambassador to the United States sees tremendous potential in President Obama's recent visit. more
Chinese newspapers display images of President Obama, from his early 2009 inauguration to his Fall 2010 Asia trip.
A Longer Reach for China's State Media
Chinese state media agencies are hoping to rely on "soft power" diplomacy to reshape the country's image. more
Bill Hayton's new book Vietnam: Rising Dragon (Yale University Press, 2010) sheds light on Vietnam's gradual reformation.
In Vietnam, a Back Road to Political Diversity
BBC correspondent Bill Hayton says subtle changes are gradually moving the Communist nation forward. more