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American edition of The Convert by Deborah Baker (Graywolf Press, 2011).

Interview: Deborah Baker's 'Convert' Presents a Life of Exile and Extremism

Deborah Baker on why she wrote about an unusual American convert to Islam. more
L to R: Kati Marton, Roger Cohen, Gordon M. Goldstein, and David Rohde at Asia Society New York on Nov. 28, 2011.

Richard Holbrooke, 'The Unquiet American,' Remembered at Asia Society New York

A distinguished panel of journalists and historians assess the outsized legacy of the career diplomat and Asia Society's former Chairman. more

The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke (Complete)

The late Asia Society Chairman and veteran U.S. diplomat's career is assessed by his ex-wife, journalists and a historian. more
Then-Pakistani Information Minister Sherry Rehman briefs media representatives in Islamabad in 2008. Rehman was named Pakistan's Ambassador to the U.S. on Nov. 23, 2011. (Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images)

Challenges for Pakistan's New Ambassador to the US

Asia Society's Hassan Abbas and Suzanne DiMaggio comment on Pakistan's new ambassador to the United States. more
A Pakistani mobile seller shows phones to a customer at a Lahore electronics market in 2010. As of late 2011, Pakistan is estimated to have 100 million cell phone users. (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Mind Your Text Messages, Say Pakistani Officials

Pakistani officials cite concerns for the country's young people in announcing a ban on obscene text messages. more

Photo of the Day: Lulusar Lake, Pakistan

A view of Lulusar Lake, the source of the Kunhar River which lies along the Naran-Babusar-Chilas Highway, in Mansehra District, Pakistan, taken in October 2009. more
Pakistani and foreign religious students taking an exam at the Jamia Binoria madrasa in Karachi in 2009. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Ayesha Haroon on Pakistan Education and Religious Intolerance

Ayesha Haroon:Those who make and implement policies do not send their children to public education system. more
An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard in front of a wall bearing the grafitti 'Gaza Strip' during an undeclared curfew in Srinagar on May 21, 2011. Authorities in restive Indian Kashmir placed separatist leaders under house arrest to thwart a rally marking the anniversaries of the killing of two of the independence movement's key figures. (Rouf Bhat/AFP/Getty Images)

Mishra: Kashmir "Doomed to a Very Long Silence"

Authors Arundhati Roy and Pankaj Mishra appeared at Asia Society in New York on November 11, 2011, to discuss their new book "Kashmir: The Case for Freedom." more
Asma Jahangir, recipient of the UNA-USA Human Rights Award, in New York City on Nov. 9, 2011. (Joseph Catapano/UNA-USA)

Pakistani Activist Honored With Human Rights Award

Prominent human rights activist and former UN rapporteur Asma Jahangir given United Nations Association of USA (UNA-USA) Leo Nevas Human Rights Task Force award. more
Journalist Beena Sarwar. (Maha Sarwar Shahid)

Interview: Beena Sarwar on Journalism and Safety in Pakistan

What is it like for a veteran reporter to work in the deadliest country in the world for journalists? more