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Pakistan: Law, Legitimacy and the Abuse of Power

Hassan Abbas, Aitzaz Ahsan and Arif Alikhan discuss Pakistan's police force and social attitudes toward law enforcement. more

Police Reform in Pakistan (Complete)

Hassan Abbas, Aitzaz Ahsan and Arif Alikhan discuss Pakistan's police force and offer recommendations to improve its ability to check the growth of organized crime and combat terrorism. more
Highlights from Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's talk with Kiran Rao in Mumbai on July 25, 2012. (8 min., 49 sec.)
India Premiere of 'Saving Face'
Asia Society hosts screenings and discussions with film's co-director. more
Pakistani police officers load their weapons. (BBC Urdu)

Expert: International Aid For Pakistan's Police Force Would Help Stabilize Country

A new report led by Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas calling for reforms in Pakistan's police force earns coverage from BBC Urdu, Agence-France-Presse, and others. more
Dan Rather, war correspondent. (danrather.com)

Dan Rather on His Intro to Asia: Shock Troops in India and Vietnam's 'Jungle Hell'

In part two of our exclusive interview, the veteran journalist discusses his first assignments in Asia — wars in India and Vietnam in the mid-1960s, that he admits he was "ill-prepared" to cover. more
Arieb Azhar. (Shahzad Ali Mirza)

Preview: Pakistani Singer-Songwriter Arieb Azhar Gives New Life to Old Texts

A look at some of the cultural context behind Pakistani singer-songwriter Arieb Azhar's music, ahead of his July 3 performance in New York City's River to River Festival. more