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Kashmir and the Legacy of India's Partition

Author and Bloomberg View editor Nisid Hajari, former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States Husain Haqqani, and CNN host Fareed Zakaria discuss the ongoing territorial dispute in Kashmir. more

India and Pakistan: The Legacy of Partition (Complete)

Asia Editor for Bloomberg View Nisid Hajari, Ambassador Husain Haqqani, and CNN's Fareed Zakaria discuss the legacy of the partition between India and Pakistan and how it impacts India-Pakistan relations and global affairs today. more
Pakistani Rangers, in black, and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel perform the daily retreat ceremony on the India-Pakistan Border at Wagah on September 17, 2014. (Narinder Nanu/Getty Images)

Interview: Nisid Hajari on the Partition of India and the Lasting India-Pakistan Rivalry

Nisid Hajari, author of the new book 'Midnight’s Furies,' discusses how India’s Partition in 1947 continues to affect India-Pakistan relations today. He appears at Asia Society New York on June 16. more
"Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015), a new book by Nisid Hajari (L). (Author photo: Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Book Excerpt: 'Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition' by Nisid Hajari

Read an excerpt from Nisid Hajari's new book 'Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition,' which explores the birth of the India-Pakistan rivalry and seeks to chart the history of the Indian subcontinent’s feuding siblings. more
George W. Bush meets Asia Society President Vishakha Desai in 2006. (Paul Morse/White House)

#TBT: George W. Bush Celebrates Asia Society's 50th Anniversary in 2006

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: George W. Bush's 2006 visit. more
A man takes a picture next to a banner set up for an exhibition for popular animation character Hello Kitty in Hong Kong, 29 August 2005. (Phillipe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekly Rewind: Pakistan's Scrabble Geniuses, Monet on Display in Tehran, and the World's First Hello Kitty Restaurant

Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed. more
Indian and Pakistani soldiers performing the daily “Beating of Retreat” ceremony at the international border (Koshy Koshy/Flickr)

India and Pakistan: The Legacy of Partition [SOLD OUT]

Fareed Zakaria and Nisid Hajari will discuss the current state of India-Pakistan relations and the legacy of partition on the occasion of the release of Hajari's book "Midnight's Furies." more
On location for "Among the Believers," a new documentary by Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Naqvi. (Courtesy of the filmmakers)

Interview: 'Among the Believers' Filmmakers Examine 'Ideological Divide' in Pakistan Today

Premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this month, Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Naqvi's documentary examines Pakistan’s ideological landscape through the lives of five distinct individuals. more

Remembering Sabeen Mahmud, and Making Sure Her Voice is Not Silenced

Asia Society's Tom Nagorski looks back at the life of Sabeen Mahmud, a member of the Asia 21 Young Leaders network who was tragically gunned down in Karachi on Friday. more
"Discontent and Its Civilizations" (Riverhead Books, 2015), the new nonfiction collection by Mohsin Hamid (R). (Author photo: Jillian Edelstein)

Book Excerpt: 'Discontent and Its Civilizations' by Mohsin Hamid

"The idea that we fall into civilizations, plural, is merely a politically convenient myth," writes Moshin Hamid in the title essay of his new collection. more